John Watson Named President of Torch Technologies
Torch Technologies is pleased to announce that John Watson was recently promoted to the role of President. Mr. Watson has been with Torch Technologies for more than four years, serving as the Vice President of Business Development and Program Manager for the Scalable Simulation Program with the USA AMRDEC. Mr. Watson has over 30 years of experience in the defense industry spanning numerous roles in project engineering support, line and program management, and corporate management. Prior to joining Torch, Mr. Watson served as the Director for New Product Development for Dynetics, Inc. where he led corporate business development efforts in hardware development, Air Force and technology programs. Prior to his role in Business Development, he led their Florida Division where he managed contracts with the Air Force, Army, Navy, SOCOM, DARPA, NASA and several foreign and domestic companies. Previous to that, he was Vice President of the Florida Division for Nichols Research Corporation. Mr. Watson received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Auburn University and an MSEE from the University of Florida. In this new role he will continue to report to Torch’s CEO, Bill Roark.