Mark Davidson

Small Business Innovation and Technology Partnerships Office

California Institute of Technology’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Mark Davidson is a member of the California Institute of Technology’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory office of the Small Business Innovation and Technology Partnerships Office and NASA’s Western Water Applications program office. Mark has held positons as the Corporate Treasurer and Head of Investor Relations at Wesco Aircraft and as the Corporate Director of Business Strategy at Northrop Grumman Corporation where he was responsible for evolving the company's portfolio strategy associated with all defense electronics including space, air, ground and maritime domains and naval systems including navigation, ship, weapons and engineering control.  In this function he also participated in M&A, Joint Venture, divestitures and spin-off activities.  He served as a Presidential appointee as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Reserve Affairs and is a retired Navy Captain.  Mark holds an MBA from the U.S.C. Marshall School of Business, a Diploma from the U.S. Navy War College Command & Staff program, and a BA in Physical Geography from U.C.L.A.