Jeffrey White, SES
Principal Deputy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics & Technology)
2020 Tactical Wheeled Vehicles Conference : Remarks
Mr. Jeffrey S. White currently serves as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics & Technology). As the Principal Deputy, he advises the Assistant Secretary and Army leadership on all matters relating to Army acquisition, procurement, research & development and logistics. He participates in the development of policies, programs and processes for the execution of the Army’s acquisition efforts.
Prior to being named to this position, he served as Vice President of Business Development at Siemens Government Technologies, Arlington, VA. In this role he was responsible for identifying business opportunities, developing market strategy, and providing business intelligence to senior leadership as well as managing federal engagement opportunities between US Government customers and Siemens Corporation.
Prior to his time with Siemens, he served in multiple SES positions within the Office of the Secretary of the Army, to include Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of the Army. His duties included the transformation of the Army’s strategic human capital to include reengineering the Senior Executive Service assignment and distribution system. He served as the integrator for programs related to senior civilian development throughout the Army and oversaw projects related to Business Transformation and Continuous Process Improvement and the day-to-day execution of the Army’s business transformation efforts.
Mr. White is a 1978 graduate of Shippensburg State College with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. He holds master’s degrees in national security and strategic studies from the United States Naval War College, strategic studies from the United States Army War College, and an MBA from the University of Tennessee. Mr. White has over 33 years of Federal Service, including 27 years as an Army Aviation Officer.