Home / Profile / Executive Profile: Dirk van der Vaart, President of GardaWorld Government Services

Executive Profile: Dirk van der Vaart, President of GardaWorld Government Services

Dirk van der Vaart
Dirk van der Vaart

Dirk van der Vaart serves as president of GardaWorld Government Services — the U.S. subsidiary of global security contractor GardaWorld.

In this capacity, he oversees business development, customer engagement, corporate plan execution and marketing operations at the company.

The two-decade intelligence and security market veteran previously served as vice president of business development at GLOBAL Integrated Security and SOS International.

Van der Vaart has held senior business development roles at Raytheon and radar-based imaging systems manufacturer Camero.

He has also worked at American Systems as VP of national security strategic business area and ManTech International as VP of homeland security division.

He spent more than a decade as a special operations officer in the intelligence community.

The Messiah College alumnus has a bachelor’s degree in political science and journalism and master’s degree in international business from the George Washington University.

Follow me on Facebook

Check Also

Executive Profile: Shaun Bierweiler, Hortonworks Public Sector VP

Shaun Bierweiler serves as vice president of public sector at Hortonworks, where he oversees the company’s …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *