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Senior Intelligence Executive Justin J. Jackson Joins Battelle


Posted on Feb 11, 2013

ARLINGTON, VA., 11 February, 2013—Battelle, the world’s largest nonprofit research and development organization, has hired Justin J. Jackson as a Vice President as Senior Relationship Manager for Special Programs.  Jackson, a 28-year veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), served until recently as the Deputy Director of the CIA’s National Clandestine Service.

In his new position, Jackson will focus on customer relations, business development and the execution of strategies to build on and expand Battelle’s relationships throughout the Intelligence Community.  He is responsible for establishing and maintaining effective customer contact, understanding customer requirements and bringing solutions to meet clients’ key mission priorities.  Jackson is based in Arlington, Virginia.

 “We’re pleased to have someone of Justin’s caliber join Battelle,” said Tim Sample, Vice President and Sector Manager for Special Programs. Battelle is a long-time provider of technology-based services and products to the nation’s Intelligence Community.

During his tenure as an intelligence officer, Jackson held a variety of senior positions at CIA headquarters and overseas.  He has extensive experience managing crises.  He also worked closely and effectively with other elements of the Intelligence Community to counter national security threats.  He is a two-time recipient of the Director’s Medal and has received other prestigious intelligence awards.

Jackson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science, international relations and Spanish from Colgate University.  He holds a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School.

About Battelle

As the world’s largest independent research and development organization, Battelle provides innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing needs through its four global businesses:  Laboratory Management; National Security; Health and Life Sciences; and Energy, Environment and Material Sciences. It advances scientific discovery and application by conducting $6.5 billion in global R&D annually through contract research, laboratory management and technology commercialization. 

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