Jay R. Grove is a Vice President of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies. Mr. Grove joined the Institute in 2015, continuing a career in defense industry leadership.

Mr. Grove brings significant experience in space and airborne communications and electronic warfare systems development. His background includes integrated avionics for tactical fighters, advanced beam-forming for protected communication satellites, counter IED systems, Signals/communications Intelligence, and airborne battlespace communications integration. Mr. Grove’s 25+ year career has spanned engineering, program execution, business area development, and executive leadership of defense electronics businesses.

Prior to assuming his current responsibilities for the Potomac Institute, Mr. Grove served in executive positions at Northrop Grumman Corporation, where he had increasing leadership responsibilities. Most recently, he led strategy and business development as Vice-President for the Communications Division of the Information Systems Sector. Previously, he led advanced technology business units for Communications and Networking. Mr. Grove’s career has spanned space, airborne, and ground-based systems for industry leaders Northrop-Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Argon ST (now Boeing), ViaSat, and EMS Technologies (now Honeywell). He has led P&L organizations of $450M and more than 500 employees at multiple sites around the US including rate manufacturing.

Mr. Grove earned his MS in Engineering (MSE) from the University of Dayton and his BS in Systems Engineering (BSSE) from Wright State University. Mr. Grove has completed the Executive Entrepreneurship Course at Stanford University and the Technical Leadership Course at the Georgia Institute of Technology.


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