LP3 - Leadership
- Scott A Lawler, CISSP-ISSMP, ISSAP
Chairman / CEO
Mr. Lawler provides leadership as well as subject matter expertise to LP3 customers in the areas of Enterprise Architecture, Information Assurance, Security Architecture, and Enterprise Management Operations. He served for 21 years in the Air Force. During his time in the Air Force Mr. Lawler stood up the Department of Defense Computer Emergency Response Team. He led a team delivering network security services supporting 2.2 million customers. He was a key leader in activating the Joint Task Force-Global Network Operations (JTF-GNO) creating a mission critical global showplace and center of technical excellence. Mr. Lawler drafted and hand-carried the memo for DEPSECDEF signature that created the Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) program. He developed industry leading vulnerability management as well as tactical and strategic IA analysis techniques.
After military retirement, Mr. Lawler became Director of Technology (CTO) for General Dynamics’ Engineering Development and Integration Services organization. He also served as a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in the Intelligence Community. Today, Mr. Lawler provides enterprise architecture support as well as security consulting services across DoD, Intelligence Community, and Federal organizations. His areas of expertise include information assurance, multi-level security solutions, cross-domain solutions, enterprise collaboration, modeling and simulation, knowledge management, data mining, information sharing, and transformation.
Mr. Lawler is a Board Member on the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (http://cve.mitre.org). As a Computer Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), he supports the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (https://www.isc2.org/) as a subject matter expert for the Information Systems Security Architecture and Management Professional advanced credentials.
Mr. Lawler holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University, an MBA in Global Technology Management from the University of Phoenix, and a Systems Engineering Certificate from George Mason University.
- S. Rusty Sailors
President / CTO
As President, Mr. Sailors maintains a constant focus on the evolution of the company, the training and preparation of its employees, the readiness of its streamlined processes and its preparation to meet the demands of a challenging economy in an exciting time of transition. These preparations ensure the company is successful in the development and delivery of world class products and services for its government and commercial customers within the United States and abroad.
As CTO, Mr. Sailors drives innovation and guides the research and development of advanced technologies within Enginnovation, the R&D arm of the company, and coordinates the application of those technologies to customer solutions throughout the organization – LP3 constantly surveys the technical horizon for opportunities to improve and perform.
Mr. Sailors’ background in the Air Force supporting new special programs’ spacecraft payloads and his experience as a government advisor at The Aerospace Corporation have given him strong insights into the government customer space. This experience has driven Mr. Sailors to develop, streamline and mature processes that are specifically designed to engage customers and provide them with the visibility and insights they need to ensure program success on a timely basis. Mr. Sailors provides rapid systems architecting, performance engineering and security consulting services across DoD, Intelligence Community, and Federal organizations. His areas of expertise include adaptive system architectures, computer network operations, information assurance, multi-level security solutions, cross-domain solutions, enterprise collaboration, modeling and simulation, knowledge management, data mining, information sharing, and architectural modernization and transformation. Developing both depth and breadth in experience serving as a Design Engineer, Project Lead, Chief Engineer, Engineering Director, Program Director and CEO, on ground, air and space programs across the full TCPED chain, has provided Mr. Sailors with the requisite experience to serve LP3 and its customers as the President / CTO.
Mr. Sailors is a contributing member and former Vice Chairman of the Executive Board for the UCSD Corporate Affiliates Program (CAP) and is also a Fellow at the Gordon Engineering Leadership Center within the UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering.
LP3 culture fully supports community involvement and support to warfighters and veterans. As a veteran, Mr. Sailors leverages much of his military and post-military experience in serving as the Battalion Chief for Special Operations for volunteer fire and rescue response in the wildland–urban interface in the hills and mountainous areas North East of the city of San Diego.