John SmithGeneral Counsel of GBS and VP for Cybersecurity Law
John Smith is general counsel of Raytheon’s Global Business Services division and vice president for cybersecurity law.
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader, specializing in defense, security, and civil markets throughout the world. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA. Global Business Services is Raytheon’s enterprise shared services division, responsible for company operations around the world in cybersecurity, information technology, supply chain, finance, human resources, facilities, and advanced media services.
Smith joined Raytheon in 2009 as the company’s first cybersecurity lawyer and later became its first privacy lawyer too. In 2013, he became vice president and general counsel of Raytheon’s Intelligence, Information, & Services division. In 2015, he was asked to found GBS’s legal department.