Douglas Barton is vice president and chief solutions architect for SAIC Inc.’s health, energy and civil solutions group.
Barton, a Certified Information Systems Security Professional, advances systems and solutions engineering within the group and provides consultant support in developing solutions to meet customer challenges.
Prior to SAIC, Barton served at Lockheed Martin as a chief engineer for command, control and tactical challenges. He also was a program manager, technology director, new business capture director and line of business executive.
At Lockheed, Barton worked in technology investment strategy and:
- provided architectural oversight of programs
- oversaw independent research and development
- oversaw technical vitality programs
- managed the solutions architects
- managed the technology development labs
The company credits Barton as a key strategist for architectures and technologies that enable network-centric operations, transformational battle management and health information exchange.
Barton has also served in many industry associations, including:
- National Security Industrial Association
- National Defense Transportation Association
- Association for Enterprise Integration
- Air Force C4ISR Summit’s industry panel
- Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium
- American Society of Naval Engineers
- Health Information and Management Systems Society
Barton was also a 2006-07 panelist on the American Medical Informatics Association‘s workshop on secondary use of health data.
Barton graduated summa cum laude from William & Mary in 1978 with bachelor’s degrees in computer science and music. He also did post-graduate work on a Drapers’ Scholarship in voice and vocal pedagogy at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.