Mitre Corp. names new VP of enterprise operations
Stephen Kirin joined Mitre Corp. in 2002
The Mitre Corp. has promoted Stephen Kirin to a new role of vice president for enterprise operations, the McLean- and Bedford, Massachusetts-based nonprofit announced March 30.
Kirin, a retired Army colonel, will be responsible for the operation, planning and measurement of Mitre’s corporate strategy, objective and long-term measures, according to a news release. He joined Mitre in 2002 and has held senior leadership roles at the organization supporting the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. He most recently directed Mitre’s Office of Strategy and Talent Management.
“Steve has deep technical expertise and knowledge of Mitre’s mission critical programs for our government sponsors and possesses the highest level of integrity,” said Mitre President and CEO Jason Providakes in a statement. “He brings an ability to set a vision, devise a strategy, and influence and collaborate with executives in a complex environment.”
Kirin spent 27 years in the Army and in his last tour, served as its senior military analyst leading teams in applying advanced operations research and simulations to address the service’s organizational and operational problems.
Kirin has served on a Defense Science Board study to explore the use of experimentation to enable future technological superiority. He also completed a two-year fellowship with the Rand Corp., studying public policy and strategic defense issues. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and has a master’s degree in national security and strategic studies from the U.S. Naval War College as well as two master’s degrees in operations research and applied mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Mitre manages federally funded research and development centers. It was founded in 1958 and has 8,200 employees.