Steven Nixon Joins ENSCO Board of Directors

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Steve Nixon, ENSCO Board of Director
Steven Nixon
Board of Directors

Falls Church, Va., May 17, 2018

ENSCO, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Steven Nixon as a member of its Board of Directors, April 23.

“We are excited about the addition of Steve Nixon to our Board of Directors,” states Greg Young, Chairman of the Board. “Steve’s experience and entrepreneurial drive will be valuable assets to the company as the Board continues to shape ENSCO’s long-term strategy. Steve’s background and knowledge will strengthen our position within the DOD, Intelligence and Space Communities. He previously assisted in evaluating ENSCO’s national security offerings as a “Thought Leader” consultant in 2014. I look forward to working with Steve as a member of our Board.”

Steve Nixon is currently Vice President for Strategic Development at Stratolaunch Systems Corporation. In that role, he leads the company’s activities involving strategy, government affairs, business development, marketing, and communications.

Nixon is a former strategy consultant and former CTO of the U.S. Intelligence Community, a position that helped shape the science and technology activities of 16 U.S. intelligence agencies. He was the founder and first acting director of IARPA, the equivalent of the Intelligence Community to DARPA. Prior to that, Nixon was a long-time professional staff member on the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee.

In 2008, Nixon was awarded the National Intelligence Medal of Achievement. In 2005, Space News recognized him in its global top 10 list of people making a difference in space. That same year, the National Journal recognized him in the “Hill 100” as a top congressional staffer in the category of “Defense Transformation.” Before working for Congress, he was a Navy analyst at the Pentagon.

Nixon participated in the Executive Leadership Training at the Kellogg School of Management and has a master’s degree in national security studies from Georgetown University. He has bachelor’s degrees in both mathematics and electrical engineering from the University of Kansas.


ENSCO, Inc., and its wholly owned subsidiaries represent a $115 million international technology enterprise, headquartered in the Washington, D.C., area. For almost 50 years, the ENSCO group of companies has been providing engineering, scientific and advanced technology solutions that guarantee mission success, safety and security to governments and private industries worldwide. ENSCO operates in the defense, transportation, aerospace, and intelligence sectors. Field offices and subsidiaries, representatives and partnerships are located throughout the United States and the world. Learn more

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