V.P. for Systems and Operation Analysis, Analytic Services Inc., USA

Michael McGrath is Vice President for Systems and Operations Analysis at Analytic Services Inc. (ANSER), a not-for-profit government services organization. He leads ANSER’s operations in Science and Technology and Operations Analysis and Management. He previously served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (DASN(RDT&E)), where he was a strong proponent for improvements in technology transition, modeling and simulation, and test and evaluation.


In prior positions, he served as Vice President for Government Business at the Sarnoff Corporation, ADUSD for Dual Use and Commercial Programs in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Assistant Director for Manufacturing at the Defense Systems Research Projects Agency (DARPA-DSO), and Director of the DoD Computer-aided Acquisition and Logistics Support (CALS) program.


While at DARPA, he managed the Affordable Multi-Missile Manufacturing Program and the Agile Manufacturing program. He was also heavily involved in DARPA’s dual-use Technology Reinvestment Project. His early government career included positions in Logistics Management at Naval Air Systems Command and in Acquisition Management in OSD. He is a member of the National Research Council’s Materials and Manufacturing Board, the Defense Materials, Manufacturing and Infrastructure Committee, the Penn State ARL Materials and Manufacturing Advisory Board, and the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute Advisory Board.


Dr. McGrath holds a BS in Space Science and Applied Physics and an MS in Aerospace Engineering from Catholic University, and a doctorate in Operations Research from George Washington University.