Eqlipse Announces New VP of Business Development for R&Ds

Former DARPA leader, Gary Sauer, will be responsible for leveraging high-end R&D capabilities to expand company offerings.

Eqlipse Technologies, a leading provider of discriminating products and high‑end engineering solutions to the Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC), today announced Gary Sauer has joined the company as Vice President of Business Development (BD) for Advanced Research and Development (R&D). Sauer, with over two decades of experience, will be responsible for leveraging high-end R&D capabilities to expand into both core and adjacent markets while being able to transition R&D to operational programs.

“Eqlipse Advanced R&D aligns world-class scientists, thought leaders, and engineers with state-of-the-art infrastructure to create game-changing technologies for our customers,” said Dennis Kelly, Chief Executive Officer. “Gary brings his extensive experience to Eqlipse at the perfect time as we look to expand our innovative offerings to new and existing customers throughout the DoD and IC.” 

Sauer held multiple leadership positions within both emerging technological ventures and well-established operations at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), including managerial positions within the Information Exploitation Office and Advanced Technology Office. He led the strategic planning, development, operating management, and advances in information and simulation technologies to support unmanned and beyond line-of-sight systems for the future force. Prior to joining Eqlipse, Sauer was the Chief Growth Officer of FWG Solutions. He has also held high-level leadership roles at BAE Systems, Applied Research Associates, and Cubic Corporation. Previously, Sauer served as an Infantry Officer in the U.S. Army. Sauer holds a B.S. in civil engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, a master’s in military arts and science from the School of Advanced Military Studies, an M.S. in business administration from Central Michigan University and executive fellowships from Harvard University and MIT.

Eqlipse’s Advance R&D sector, headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, has an established reputation for thought leadership in the areas of photonics, electronics, materials science, and biological and nanoscale technologies, among other disciplines. Building on this distinguished R&D history, Eqlipse continues to mature the most promising research innovations into proprietary technologies with direct mission impact.

About Eqlipse

Eqlipse Technologies aligns the most innovative solutions to evolve and transform how our customers accomplish their most complex national security missions. We boldly operate at the mission’s edge, accelerated by industry-leading investment in our people and research and development, to deploy discriminating technologies. Our industry-leading capabilities in virtual operations, identity management, signals intelligence, and full-spectrum cyber and online operations, align with our state-of-the-art scientific research and technology services, ensuring that our essential national security agencies operate at the speed of innovation as their missions evolve to new battlefields. When innovation and mission are in total alignment, you’ll find Eqlipse. For more information, visit www.EqlipseTechnologies.com.

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