Executive Vice President, Enterprise Solutions and Services
Valerie J. Lyons is Executive Vice President of the Enterprise Solutions and Services group of CACI International Inc.
Ms. Lyons leverages more than 32 years of government experience in delivering business systems solutions across the company's entire client base. She has led the implementation of multiple business systems engagements that have grown CACI's presence in this market and brought considerable productivity gains to its government clients. She has also been an essential contributor to CACI's mergers and acquisitions program and its activities in its Business Systems market.
Previously, as the Americas Government & Public Sector Leader for Ernst & Young, Ms. Lyons constructed programs and mobilized teams that helped attract the top talent in the marketplace, including 10 partners with deep government experience. She established strong client relationships with federal agencies and led the acquisition of a well-known government contractor in the Department of Defense space.
Prior to joining Ernst & Young, Ms. Lyons was President and Chief Executive Officer of Capgemini Government Solutions LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Capgemini, one of the world's largest providers of consulting, technology, and outsourcing services. The subsidiary was launched to support the transformation needs of the U.S. government through collaboration, the application of leading practices and Ms. Lyons' three decades of global public sector experience.
While serving as an Executive Vice President at Identix, a biometric technology company, Ms. Lyons helped to establish it as a national technology and fingerprint biometrics solutions provider in the post-September 11 environment. On November 14, 2001, Ms. Lyons testified before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism and Government Information and worked hand-in-hand with more than 25 Senate and House members and their staffs to ensure fingerprint biometrics was included in the national agenda to fight terrorism.
Ms. Lyons' leadership and business skills were honed during her 18 years at EDS, a $25 billion IT services company. Eventually she rose to President of the EDS Government Services Unit, a department with over $400 million in revenue and 3,000 people. In this role, she was responsible for marketing, sales, and delivery to all federal civilian agencies.
Ms. Lyons mentors start-up companies and rising women executives, and is a trustee on the Board of Wesley College. She and her husband reside in Fairfax, VA. She has two grown children.