Bob Wood serves as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Valiant Integrated Services’ Sea & Air Training and Analysis Division. In this role, Mr. Wood is responsible for Valiant’s defense services work serving the sea services, aviation, engineering and analysis customer communities globally. Mr. Wood has more than 21 years of business experience in the aerospace and defense industry and has held senior roles at Northrop Grumman and BAE Systems. Mr. Wood is a retired naval officer and aviator, a veteran of the Gulf War and commanded an F/A-18 squadron onboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68).
Mr. Wood holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Rochester, a Masters in Organization Development from the University of San Francisco, a Masters in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College and executive education certificates from the University of Virginia, MIT and Georgetown University.