Gerald Charlwood  

Chief Technology Officer 

Saab Inc. 
Head of Strategic Portfolio Office with the responsibility of Saab Inc. technology strategy across all five operational divisions. 
Jerry has 38 years’ experience in the defense industry filling various leadership roles for the last 20 years of his career. He was named CTO for Saab Inc. in August 2020. His career focus has been in development and deployment of naval weapon and combat systems, navigation products for all domains, advanced active electronically steered technologies and radar systems, and joint Command and Control systems. Today, he is focused on developing, strategies, technology roadmaps, new products and forging new collaborations with partners supporting all of the Saab Inc. lines of business. 

​​​​​​​He holds a Bachelor degree in Electronic Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology; Boston, MA.