William L. Ballhaus

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William L. Ballhaus


William L. Ballhaus, Ph.D.

President and CEO 

DynCorp International Inc. 

Dr. Ballhaus is currently President and CEO for DynCorp International.  DynCorp International is a provider of specialized mission-critical technical services to civilian and military government agencies worldwide, and operates major programs in law enforcement training and support, security services, base operations, aviation services, contingency operations, and logistics support.  Headquartered in Falls Church, VA, DynCorp International has approximately 15,000 employees worldwide.  

Prior to joining DynCorp. he served as president of the Network Systems division for BAE Systems. Previously, he was president of BAE Systems’ National Security Solutions and Mission Solutions divisions, both serving the US defense, intelligence and homeland security markets. Prior to joining BAE Systems in 2003, he held a number of senior executive positions at Boeing’s satellite systems business, previously Hughes Space and Communications, including senior vice president of system engineering and general manager of a stand-alone electronics subsidiary.

Dr. Ballhaus received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California at Davis, and master’s and doctoral degrees in aeronautics and astronautics from Stanford University.  He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School of Management.