Biography

David Ray

President, Government & Defense Business Unit
Mr. Ray has served as the President of FLIR’s Government & Defense Business Unit since January 2018. Prior to joining FLIR, Mr. Ray worked at Raytheon Company since 2002. Since 2015, he held the position of Vice President, Global Business Development and Strategy for the company's Intelligence, Information and Services segment. He previously served in numerous leadership positions in general management and business development during his tenure at Raytheon within the company’s Missile Systems business as well as its Space and Airborne Systems business. He began his private-sector career as a Senior Management Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton. Mr. Ray received a B.S. degree in business management from the United States Air Force Academy and served five years in the United States Air Force at Andrews Air Force Base and the Pentagon. He also earned a Master of Science in systems management and strategy from Central Michigan University.

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