Mr. Victor Gavin currently serves as Program Executive Officer for Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS).
In this role, he oversees a $2+ billion portfolio of information technology projects and programs designed to enable common business processes and provide standard information technology capabilities to the Department of Navy. The PEO EIS programs include Naval Enterprise Networks, Navy Enterprise Resource Planning, Global Combat Support System-Marine Corps, Sea Warrior Program, Security Cooperation Enterprise Solution and DON Enterprise Software Licensing.
Mr. Gavin’s most recent position was Deputy, PEO EIS. Prior to his time at the PEO EIS he was Deputy for the Program Executive Officer for Littoral and Mine Warfare (LMW). PEO LMW executes the Navy’s acquisition programs for Mine Warfare, Unmanned Maritime Vehicles, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Antiterrorism Afloat, Naval Special Warfare, Maritime Surveillance Systems, and the Mission Modules for the Littoral Combat Ship. Mr. Gavin was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in February 2007 while serving as Technical Director, PEO Submarines. He was responsible for all Submarine Combat Systems acquisition and PEO directed Research and Development. His responsibilities included modernization of all in-service submarines and support of foreign sales to the Royal Australian Navy Collins Class submarine and the Brazilian Navy Scorpene class submarine.
Over the span of his Navy career he has held positions as the Systems Engineer with the Naval Underwater Warfare Center, as an on-site government representative with Lockheed Martin, Deputy Program Manager, Submarine Acoustic Systems and as the Program Manager for Submarine Combat Systems.
The Lumberton, N.C. native holds a bachelor’s of science degree in electrical engineering from North Carolina A&T State University and a master’s of science in degree in systems engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute.
Mr. Gavin’s awards include the Navy Meritorious Civil Service Award, Navy Superior Civilian Service Award, Vice President Hammer Award for Acquisition Streamlining and the David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award.