John Wood

John Wood, PhD

Operations Director

As Operations Director, John develops and implements strategic plans to grow GCorp’s core business lines to deliver outstanding service and support to our clients. Prior to joining GCorp, John amassed a wealth of systems engineering knowledge through formal education and extensive work experience.

John held several leadership positions as a defense contractor for SAIC. As Principal Systems Engineering Manager supporting Naval Air Systems Command, John led the design and development of a cloud-based analytics environment to predict aircraft component failures that continues to save lives and tens of millions of dollars annually. As Program Manager and Chief Engineer supporting Joint Nuclear Command, Control and Communications, John authored cyber risk analyses delivered to top government officials including the President of the United Sates. Later, at West Health Institute, John led the engineering-based analysis of complex chronic disease progression and then developed innovative diagnosis and treatment solutions for seven musculoskeletal health concerns.

John earned a PhD in systems engineering from the George Washington University and a BS in electrical engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy. He is also a Marine Corps veteran of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.

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