Janes Welcomes Sam Gordy as President of Janes US


23 January 2023

The trusted global agency for open-source defense intelligence today welcomes Sam Gordy to drive Janes strategic direction and growth in the United States of America. 

WASHINGTON DC (23 January)Janes, the trusted global agency for open-source defense intelligence – today announced the appointment of Sam Gordy as President of Janes US. Gordy will be responsible for Janes continued growth in the US market and will develop and execute a comprehensive strategy focused on accelerated organic and inorganic growth.

“I am really excited to be joining at this stage of Janes transformation,” said Gordy. “Janes is a well-respected data organisation and has made some great inroads here in the United States. I’m looking forward to working with the team to push that vision and mission even further”.

Gordy has over 35 years of experience working with Defense, Intelligence and Civilian government customers – both in the United States and overseas.  Gordy has had an extensive career, starting off as an active-duty intelligence officer with the US Navy. He also worked with IBM, as General Manager of the US Federal and Industries and most recently served as Chief Operating Officer and President of the Federal Market with BigBear.ai. 

Gordy has served on the Board of Directors of the Professional Services Council and currently serves on AFCEA’s Intelligence Committee. 

Blake Bartlett, Janes CEO said “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Sam Gordy as President of Janes US. His extensive experience and success in the US Federal market provides an exciting addition to our team. I have every confidence that Sam will deliver accelerated growth and success for our US-based customers and colleagues.”

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