Jill Aitoro

Jill Aitoro

Executive Editor

Jill Aitoro is editor of Defense News. She is also executive editor of Sightline Media's Business-to-Government group, including Defense News, C4ISRNET, Federal Times and Fifth Domain. She brings over 15 years’ experience in editing and reporting on defense and federal programs, policy, procurement, and technology.
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BAE Systems to get new CEO in April
BAE Systems Chief Executive Jerry DeMuro will hand over executive leadership for the U.S. subsidiary of the U.K. giant, and take on a newly created role.
Full speed ahead: First phase of JEDI rollout expected in February
One day before Amazon chief Jeff Bezos gave a keynote address at the Reagan National Defense Forum, never uttering the word “JEDI,” the Pentagon’s chief information officer spoke with great confidence that Amazon’s protest of the department’s enterprise cloud contract award will go nowhere.
Coming off a troubled year
What can we predict for 2020? Prepare for global relations to continue shifting, no longer defined by existing alliances but rather by individual behavior and more self-serving demands.
In this June 19, 2017, file photo President Donald Trump, left, and Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft, center, listen as Jeff Bezos, chief executive officer of Amazon, speaks during an American Technology Council roundtable in the State Dinning Room of the White House in Washington.
Take that, Trump: Why Amazon can afford to be defiant
If President Donald Trump figuratively declared war on Amazon chief Jeff Bezos, and by extension Amazon, the approach taken for the JEDI contract award protest the head of Amazon Web Services declaring war on the president.
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