Booz Allen Hamilton hires senior VP to lead AI practice for DOD
Matt Tarascio comes from Lockheed Martin Corp.
McLean-based Fortune 500 global management consulting company Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. has hired Matt Tarascio as a senior vice president in its Strategic Innovation Group, it announced Wednesday. Tarascio will lead the analytics and artificial intelligence business to support the Department of Defense.
Tarascio was previously Lockheed Martin Corp.’s vice president of AI, and its first chief data and analytics officer before that. Tarascio also held senior roles at Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky Commercial Aircraft and Services company in the innovation, engineering, programs and strategy departments.
Steve Escaravage, the senior vice president of Booz Allen’s analytics practice and AI services business, said in a statement: “Matt’s extensive domain knowledge, combined with his understanding of the unique needs of clients operating in the defense sector, make him a tremendous asset to Booz Allen and our clients.”
Tarascio hails from Australia and has a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. He holds a master’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Maryland’s Alfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center.