Billy Gililland | Unmanned Systems Institute

Billy Gililland

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General Atomics Systems Integrated, LLC

Panel – UAS: Application to Commercialization

Mr. Billy Gililland is the President of General Atomics, Systems Integration LLC., consisting of major facilities in Poway, California and Kaysville Utah. Systems Integration (SI) also has offices in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Warner Robins, Georgia. SI provides Engineering Services to Department of Defense customers as well as full mission support services for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance customers both domestically and internationally.

Prior to joining General Atomics Mr. Gililland was the Vice President of the Aircraft Logistics and Sustainment (ALS) Division, ARINC Aerospace Company. Mr. Gililland joined ARINC in 1998 as a Logistician and Senior Systems Analyst and worked as Aircraft Systems Engineering Manager, Senior Manager of Acquisitions Support, Senior Manager of International Logistics Support, Director of Technical Operations and International Logistics, Director of Saudi Support Services, and Vice President of the Aircraft Maintenance and Modification Division.

Mr. Gililland served in the United States Army and the United States Air Force working in both Operations and Logistics. He served as an enlisted technician and as a commissioned officer. Mr. Gililland completed his Master’s of Science Degree in both Logistics Management and Business Administration from the Air Force Institute of Technology. After 23 years of active duty Mr. Gililland retired from the Air Force.