Shane Deichman | Senior Business Development Director, Teledyne Brown Engineering


Shane Deichman serves as Senior Director for Business Development. He is part of the company’s Business Development and Strategic Acquisitions Group, and works from the Colorado Springs office. His role is to support strategic business development, partnering, and acquisitions in the defense, space, energy, and intelligence community markets. Shane joined Teledyne Brown in March 2017.

Prior to joining Teledyne, Shane was Program Manager for Space Integration & Early Warning in the Command, Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC) Directorate at the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), where he was responsible for integrating space-based sensors into the C2BMC architecture – providing Warfighters with better data more quickly.

Shane has nearly three decades of experience in government service, both as a scientist and as a manager, and is Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) certified at Level III in Program Management, Science & Technology Management, and Engineering, as well as Level II certified in Information Technology, Purchasing, and Facilities Engineering. He was the Acquisition Program Manager for the Objective Simulation Framework (OSF), an ACAT IAC-equivalent contract awarded in August 2011 by MDA’s Engineering Directorate.

Shane’s previous government service includes seven years at United States Joint Forces Command’s Joint Futures Lab (USJFCOM J9), where as Experiment Operations Director he was responsible for finding and evaluating new ideas – “disruptive innovations” that enable Transformational defense capabilities. He has supported the Office of the Secretary of Defense’s Industrial Base Capabilities Studies, was a founding member of U.S. Joint Forces Command’s Industry Engagement Board, and has served as a Government Advisor to numerous Defense Science Board Task Forces and Summer Studies.

A graduate of the U.S. Naval War College (1994) and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government “Senior Executive Fellows” Program (2003), Shane also holds an M.S. in Engineering Systems from Naval Postgraduate School-Monterey (2016), an M.S. in Management from Salve Regina University (1997), and a Baccalaureate in Nuclear Physics from the University of California at Berkeley (1989). Shane has lectured on military innovation at the Pentagon, the State Department, as well as service, joint, and international war colleges, and has published several articles on innovation and warfighting. He was selected as one of the Hampton Roads region of Virginia’s “Top 40 under 40” entrepreneurs by Inside Business magazine in 2005, and has received three Joint Meritorious Unit Awards.

1Sara Knudsen