Robert (Bob) WattDirector, Business Development
Bob Watt is responsible for building a multiple year growth strategy for KSA Integration, that focuses on increasing pipeline opportunities and differentiating the client base that KSA can support by leveraging KSA’s functional capabilities. He leads the training and education of KSA’s Portfolio Managers in their capture efforts for new work and clients. Maintains an update pipeline management process and tool that informs KSA leadership on key business decisions.
Prior to joining KSA Integration, Bob was a Principal / Director, Decision Analytics, Booz Allen (2008-2021), In that role, he led Booz Allen’s efforts in support of the United States Marine Corps. In particular, he was the market lead for the Deputy Commandant’s for Aviation, Combat Development and Integration, Marine Corps Systems Command and Training and Education Command. In these roles, he was directly responsible for managing client expectations, maintaining financial performance, and minimizing risks to the execution of contracts. Bob was a senior Defense leader in the Booz Allen Stafford office providing analytics and acquisition/program management support. Lastly, he led Booz Allen’s community volunteer program supporting Fredericksburg’s Rebuilding Together for 10 years
While serving in the United States Air Force (Lt Col, Retire), he gained significant leadership experience within the Air Force itself, while serving on the Joint Staff, and while working with multi-national partners. Acquisition management experience ranged from $5 million programs to $12+ billion programs, and has expertise in the development, staffing, and managing of acquisition requirements and programs from command-and-control systems, to aircraft procurement, and air and missile defense systems.
Over the course of his Air Force career, he proved that he was an accomplished innovator in the development of new analysis and decision support tools for air and missile defense, and in the building of the new DoD resource management processes. He acquired comprehensive knowledge of the DoD’s Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) process, and gained expertise in the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) and war fighter requirements development and management.
Bob holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of South Dakota and a Bachelor’s of Science from Southeast Missouri State University. Additionally, he is DAWIA Level II Certification in Program Management.
He resides in Stafford, Virginia with his wife Melissa.