Sigmatech names former Space & Missile Defense Command leader as VP & Chief Scientist
www.al.com Published: Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 4:17 PM Updated: Friday, October 26, 2012, 12:03 PM
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – October 24, 2012 – Sigmatech, Inc. has named Stephen Cayson as vice president and chief scientist. Cayson will be responsible for expanding the company’s current technical capabilities and developing opportunities for growth in new business areas and technologies. “Steve is a great addition to the Sigmatech team and we are excited to have him on board, stated Sigmatech CEO and President MG Joseph Bergantz, (USA, Ret.). His professional experience and leadership will be critical assets as we continue to grow in key technical markets.” Cayson has over 25 years of experience in the defense/aerospace industry with technology, system development and leadership roles. Most recently, he served as Deputy Director for the Space and Cyberspace Technology Directorate at the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC) on Redstone Arsenal. Steve is a graduate of Mississippi State, with a BS in Mechanical Engineering, and a UAH graduate with an MS in Engineering (Dynamics), with minors in Control Systems and Mathematics. At SMDC Cayson was responsible for day-to-day operations of an organization with a budget of more than $30M for activities in cyber security, space-based data dissemination and high altitude payloads/platforms. Cayson is a recent graduate of Leadership Class 25, a board member for the Tennessee Valley Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association, and is an advisory board member for the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Mississippi State University.
About Sigmatech, Inc.
Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Huntsville, Ala, Sigmatech provides technical, management, training and e-learning products and services to government organizations across the U.S. Additional information is located on the web at www.sigmatech.com.
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