FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 17, 2012
DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On the May episode of KERA’s CEO, Daniel J. Crowley, President of Raytheon Network Centric Systems (NCS), joins host Lee Cullum to discuss the company’s high-tech defense products and how NCS devices protect the lives of first responders and soldiers in theater. “Whether it’s defeating improvised explosive devices or providing the latest technology to first responders, the men and women of Raytheon are very proud of the role they play in protecting lives,” remarks Crowley. The Raytheon NCS chief executive explains how the industry is preparing for proposed cuts in defense spending, and why he is optimistic about U.S. manufacturing, stating “There’s really a third industrial revolution that’s beginning. Raytheon is on the leading edge of that revolution by linking the domains of design, development and production.”
KERA’s CEO features insightful discussions with successful North Texas business leaders from the corporate and not-for-profit sectors about what it takes to make a company successful in today’s global marketplace and changing economy. The May episode featuring Daniel J. Crowley airs at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2012, on KERA TV with rebroadcasts at noon Sunday, May 27, and at 10:30 p.m. Monday, May 28, 2012. CEO also can be heard at 5 p.m. Sunday, May 27, 2012, on KERA FM. Following the initial on-air broadcast, the half-hour program will be available on www.kera.org/ceo. Previous CEO episodes are available on demand at www.kera.org/ceo.
CEO is sponsored by Southwest Securities, the Executive Education Center at The University of Texas at Dallas, The Berry Firm and Sewell Automotive Companies. For more information about Raytheon Network Centric Systems, visit www.raytheon.com.
ABOUT DANIEL J. CROWLEY
Daniel J. Crowley is a Raytheon Company vice president and president of Raytheon Network Centric Systems (NCS). Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), with 2011 sales of $25 billion and 71,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. Raytheon’s global headquarters is in Waltham, Mass. A 27-year veteran of the Aerospace and Defense industry, Crowley joined Raytheon in 2010. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a master’s degree in manufacturing systems engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He also received a master’s degree in management from Stanford University as a Sloan Fellow.
Host Lee Cullum conducts insightful discussions with successful North Texas business leaders from the corporate and not-for-profit sectors about what it takes to make a company successful in today’s global marketplace and changing economy. CEO episodes are available on-demand at www.kera.org/ceo.
KERA is a not-for-profit public media organization that serves the people of North Texas. The station broadcasts to the fourth-largest population area in the United States. KERA produces original multimedia content, carries the best in national and international public television and radio programs, and provides online resources at www.kera.org. The station’s extensive coverage of the arts can be found at www.artandseek.org. KERA-TV broadcasts on Channel 13.1. KERA WORLD broadcasts on 13.2. KERA-FM broadcasts on 90.1 in Dallas/Fort Worth/Denton, 88.3 in Wichita Falls, 100.1 in Tyler and 99.3 in Sherman. The music station KXT 91.7 FM is also streamed online at www.kxt.org.
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