BAE Systems to open new innovation hub at Georgia Cyber Center
BAE Systems said it intends to sign a lease to open an office at the new Georgia Cyber Center to grow its presence in Augusta. The company said it values the area's highly skilled workforce and proximity to key customers. Located on the Nathan Deal Campus for Innovation in downtown Augusta, the campus is home to both commercial cyber companies and a number of cybersecurity and technology training programs. "We currently have more than 400 employees providing advanced analytics and information assurance mission support in the Fort Gordon/Augusta market and we are continuing to grow," said Peder Jungck, vice president and general manager of BAE Systems' Intelligence Solutions business. "The Georgia Cyber Center will help us expand our footprint in the region, while providing us with a new hub to attract the next generation of cloud, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity experts our nation needs."