KEYW Adds Brian W. Hobbs as Vice President of Corporate Capture

HANOVER, Md., Feb. 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The KEYW Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW), announced today the addition of Brian W. Hobbs as Vice President of Corporate Capture. In this role, Mr. Hobbs will oversee all strategic corporate captures and will standardize the capture process for the company at the enterprise level. Mr. Hobbs has more than 15 years of experience in business development leadership roles serving the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Financial Services industries, and has secured more than $5 billion in contract bookings.

Prior to joining KEYW, Mr. Hobbs served as Executive Director of Business Development for Blackbird Technologies, Inc. Hobbs also served in senior capture management roles with both Six3 Systems, Inc. and CACI International, Inc. During his time at CACI, Mr. Hobbs received the Wing Award for sales excellence, and the CACI Intel BD Team MVP award for driving top line growth. Mr. Hobbs’ business development expertise includes special operations, advanced cyber programs, ISR, and analytics. Throughout his career, he has secured numerous significant prime contract awards, such as: SOCOM Wide Mission Support (SWMS), a $900 million multiple award ID/IQ; INSCOM Global Intelligence Services Contract, a $5.04 billion multiple award ID/IQ; and Counter Insurgency Targeting Program (CITP), a $500 million single award ID/IQ contract, to name a few.

“As we’ve communicated over the last few months, KEYW is committed to growth, and growth involves an industry-best business development capability as we grow and expand into new customers in our market. Brian Hobbs’ is the strategic capture leader that we wanted, and I could not be more pleased that he decided to join us,” commented Bill Weber, President and CEO of KEYW. “The addition of another elite business development leader with a track record of accomplishment positions us for sustainable, long-term growth.”

“KEYW has an excellent reputation for creating and delivering innovative, mission-driven solutions to its wide range of customers, and I am eager to join this high caliber team,” commented Brian W. Hobbs, Vice President of Corporate Capture. “KEYW’s breadth of offerings span the entire life cycle of the Intelligence mission, which is unique in the industry. I am looking forward to working with the team to strategically target new opportunities for growth in the coming years.”

About KEYW

KEYW is a total solutions provider for the Intelligence Community’s toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full life cycle of the Intelligence Community’s mission. We employ and challenge the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence, and combating global terrorism. For more information contact KEYW Corporation, 7740 Milestone Parkway, Suite 400, Hanover, Maryland 21076; Phone 443-733-1600; Fax 443-733-1601; E-mail; or on the Web at

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