University of Pittsburgh

John Heller

John Heller
Business Alumni Association Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer
PAE

John Heller is the Chief Executive Officer of PAE, a leading provider of integrated global mission services to the U.S. government. Through its diverse workforce of approximately 15,000 employees, PAE provides training, logistics, and operations and maintenance services to support complex missions for customers around the world.

Prior to joining PAE, John served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Engility Corporation, after the company was spun-off from L-3 Communications. Before this role, John served as President of the Professional Support Services Division of L-3 Communications, a position he accepted in April 2012 to support Engility's transition to operating as an independent and publicly traded company. Before joining L-3, John held several leadership positions at Harris Corporation, including President of Harris IT Services and Vice President and General Manager of the division's Department of Defense programs. He also served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Multimax, Inc. and led its sale to Harris Corporation in 2007.

John is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and received a master's degree in business administration from the University of Pittsburgh. He serves on the Business Alumni Association Board of Directors for the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration at the University of Pittsburgh.