Vicki Schmanske
 VASEM Member Profile

Vicki Schmanske

President, Commercial and International Sector


Vicki Schmanske is the President of the Commercial and International Sector at Leidos, a Reston-based company with 45,000 employees worldwide dedicated to providing innovative technology solutions for civil, defense, health, and information clients. She oversees operational performance and strategic functional initiatives across the enterprise, including those for program execution and mission assurance, enterprise risk, corporate strategy, procurement, real estate, communications and marketing, and security.

During her 40-year career, Schmanske has successfully held positions of increasing responsibility across intelligence, defense, civil, and health markets. Her experience includes systems engineering, software and information systems development, program management, and enterprise IT services. She has led teams for complex, critical national missions including building satellite ground systems for the defense and intelligence community, implementing enterprise IT solutions and services for defense and civil agencies, and providing healthcare and life science solutions to federal and commercial customers.


  • M.S., Information Systems, George Washington University
  • B.S., Applied Mathematics/Computer Science, University of Virginia