Pat Sullivan joined TRG as a Senior Advisor in 2020 after serving as the Executive Director of the Naval Information Warfare Systems Command, where he led a global workforce of over 11,000 employees delivering and sustaining advanced information technology, communications systems, and cyber solutions to US naval, joint, and national forces worldwide. While in this position, he developed a vision for a technology hub in San Diego centered around a new Naval Information Warfare Systems Command facility and built a coalition of local and national advocates to transform the 70-acre site into a thriving technology center. Pat’s prior executive positions include Executive Director for the Navy’s Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence as well as the Director for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance at the Naval Information Warfare Center, Pacific.

Pat served on the Board of Directors for the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporations from 2016-2020, the Board of Directors for the San Diego Cyber Center of Excellence from 2015-present, and the Advisory Board at the University of California San Diego for Electrical and Computer Engineering from 2001-2018. Pat holds a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, both from the University of California San Diego.