Ms. Julie Gravallese
Vice President, Programs and Technology Integration, Center for Programs and Technology
Julie M. Gravallese is vice president of programs and technology integration in the Center for Programs and Technology (CPT) at The MITRE Corporation. In this role, she is responsible for developmental and operational policies for MITRE’s technical workforce and programs. She leads strategies and operations for CPT, including for MITRE's sites and laboratories.
She previously served as the vice president and chief human resources officer, providing strategic planning and direction of human resources for MITRE employees at more than 60 locations worldwide.
In her 35 years at MITRE, Gravallese has established a reputation as a strong leader and manager. She has a distinguished track record of innovative leadership, characterized by highly effective communications skills, a focus on building partnerships, and strategic analysis and critical thinking. She also brings detailed knowledge of MITRE's business and sponsors, as well as of the operations of various corporate organizations.
Gravallese has served in director-level positions at MITRE since 1996, leading the Open Systems Center, the Information Technology Center, and, most recently, the Geospatial Intelligence & Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Program Division. In her most recent role, she led a team of 140 engineers and computer scientists that supported two MITRE sponsor portfolios within the intelligence community, focusing on geospatial intelligence and space systems. She recently worked in the areas of strategic assessments for the counterterrorism intelligence mission and information technology implementation across the Intelligence Community.
Gravallese was a 2016 recipient of the first annual ExecutiveBiz Top Human Resources Executive Award for her outstanding leadership, vision, innovation, and achievement within the government contracting world.
She is involved in a variety of academic, industry, and government forums and has taught enterprise computing, IT strategies, data analytics, and cloud technologies at the graduate level. Gravallese is an active member of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, the National Defense Industrial Association, and the Society of Women Engineers.
Gravallese holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Virginia, with a focus on systems engineering and enterprise systems.