Dewey R. Houck II
Independent Consultant and Advisor
Dewey Houck acts as an advisor for several startups and educational institutions. He retired in 2016 as the vice president and chief data analytics officer for Boeing Defense, Space & Security. In this newly created position, he lead a team focused on gathering and leveraging data as a business asset, enabling Boeing defense platforms and services to gain a distinct information advantage in the global marketplace.
Houck was previously vice president and general manager of Electronic and Information Solutions, a division of Boeing Network and Space Systems focused on command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR), cyber and electronic systems and services. It also included subsidiaries Argon ST, Digital Receiver Technology and Ventura Solutions Inc.
Prior to that, he was the vice president of the Intelligence Systems group, where he oversaw the horizontal integration of the intelligence community through the deployment of information sharing technologies and the development of information management components for more effective intelligence planning and analysis.
Houck has also served as chief technology officer for Boeing Mission Systems within Space & Intelligence Systems. In this role, he was responsible for technology strategy development, research planning and integration of Mission Systems Intellectual Property into other Boeing programs. Mission Systems served customers in the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense.
Houck was vice president for technology development for Autometric, Inc., when Boeing acquired it in 2000. In that role, he administered all research and product development activities including several geospatial, photogrammetric and visualization initiatives.
Houck is a Boeing Senior Technical Fellow. He holds both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in civil engineering, with specialization in photogrammetric and geodesy, from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (now Virginia Tech). He currently serves on the board of directors of the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation, and on the board of advisors for the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, and the Virginia Tech Hume Center.