Mark Kohlheim is the Vice President, Client Executive for Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), affiliated Program Executive Offices (PEO’s) and associated Systems Centers and also the general manager of the San Diego office. He previously served as Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Cubic Defense Applications, Inc. where he was responsible for leading process improvements in engineering, manufacturing, and quality assurance and information technology across its global business units. Much of his career; however, was in the service of his country. In the Navy, Captain Mark Kohlheim served on numerous tours in a variety of positions. His commendations include the Legion of Merit (four awards), Meritorious Service Medal (five awards), Navy Commendation Medal (two awards), Navy Achievement Medal (two awards) and various unit and expeditionary awards. Kohlheim prioritizes supporting educational and outreach organizations and serves on the advisory board for SDSU’s School of Engineering. Mark received a MS in Computer Systems Management from the Naval Postgraduate School and a BS in Business Administration from Oregon State University.