Karl Williams serves as President of PAE, responsible for the company's operational excellence and growth strategy. He joined PAE in 2014 as Chief Operating Officer and in that role oversaw the company’s three business units.
Before joining PAE, Karl served as the Vice President and General Manager of Engility’s $620M government services business. Prior to that role, he served as Engility’s Business Controller and was responsible for the financial management of the company’s operational assets deployed worldwide. Karl has also served as Vice President of Harris Corporation’s Commercial Management Services, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of Multimax, and Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Vodium.
Karl held several leadership positions within Lockheed Martin, Martin Marietta and General Electric, and he served as a Commissioned Officer in the United States Army.
He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point, a Master’s degree in Systems Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic and State University, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.