Executive Director of the Enterprise and Systems Integrations Center (ESIC)
2019 Armament Systems Forum
Mr. Sebasto was appointed to the rank of Senior Executive Service (SES) in June 2015 and assigned as the Executive Director of the Enterprise and Systems Integrations Center (ESIC) of the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Armaments Center (CCDC AC) headquartered at Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey with satellite locations at Rock Island and Watervliet Arsenals. In his role, Mr. Sebasto is responsible for leading a large research, development and engineering center responsible for establishing, guiding and measuring the progress of large, complex integrated product development teams and programs executed by CCDC AC in support of the Army, the Joint Services and OSD. He also currently serves as the Chairperson of the Army’s Subterranean and Dense Urban Environment Community of Practice.
Mr. Sebasto has over 35 years of experience in the research, development and production of small, medium, and large caliber armament systems for ground/air combat platforms, and for the individual soldier. He has led multiple large complex life-cycle engineering centers with annual budgets exceeding $500M and workforces ranging from 900-1900 civilian and military personnel all in support of life-cycle engineering (research, development, production, demilitarization) for integrated lethal and non-lethal Army and Joint Service armament systems and associated components. He has held numerous leadership assignments and credited with planning over $1B of Science and Technology (S&T) projects in support of Army Modernization. Mr. Sebasto has served as System Manager leading technical teams for S&T or supporting Project Manager Office managed armor, aviation, and soldier armament system programs to include the Advanced Rifle Program, XM-8 Armored Gun System, 120/140mm Advanced Tank Cannon Armament System, all utility and attack helicopter armaments with primary responsibility for the AH-64 Apache and OH-58D Kiowa Warrior Armed Reconnaissance helicopter armaments.