Michael McComas

Director of External Innovation

BAE Systems Electronic Systems

Michael is the Director of External Innovation for BAE Syste ms Electronic Systems based in Nashua, NH. In this role, he workswith engineering teams across the organization to shepherd a portfolio of new technologies through the transition and integration process.
Prior to joining BAE Systems in 2015, Michael had over 10 years’ experience as a small business proposal manager, writer, and SBIR proposal trainer at iRobot Corporation, Scientific Systems, and as a consultant to several small businesses. In addition to SBIR, he has worked on successful small business proposal teams for DARPA BAA and Air Force Rapid Innovation Fund awards, Phase II.5 contracts, and transition programs. He began his career with BBN Software Products, and spent several years in the semiconductor equipment industry before transitioning to the Defense sector in 2004. Michael earned his BS degree in Writing and Engineering from MIT.