Douglas K. Wiltsie

Douglas K. Wiltsie

Director, Army Rapid Capabilities Office

Mr. Doug Wiltsie was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in June 2008. Effective 31 August 2016, Mr. Wiltsie assumed his current duties as Director, Army Rapid Capabilities Office. In this position, he is responsible for expediting the fielding of critical combat capabilities to the warfighter and enhancing materiel responses to meet Combatant Commanders’ needs. Mr. Wiltsie leads the Army Rapid Capabilities Office mission to rapidly develop, acquire, integrate and equip selected capabilities; implement streamlined acquisition methods, processes and techniques; and act as an agent of change by challenging traditional approaches.

Mr. Wiltsie also continues to oversee the System of Systems Engineering and Integration (SoSE&I) Directorate, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology). SoSE&I is responsible for providing coordinated system of systems analysis, engineering, architectural and integration products to facilitate how the Army efficiently shapes, manages, validates and synchronizes the fielding of integrated materiel capabilities.

Mr. Wiltsie previously served as the Program Executive Officer for Enterprise Information Systems, where his responsibilities included program management of more than 60 Department of Defense and Army acquisition programs supporting communications, logistics, medical, finance, personnel, biometrics, training and procurement operations. Prior to his role at PEO EIS, Mr. Wiltsie was the Deputy Program Executive Officer for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare, and Sensors (PEO IEW&S) from June 2008 to October 2011, and the Assistant Deputy for Acquisition and Systems Management in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology from June 2004 to May 2008.

Mr. Wiltsie, a native of Charleston, S.C., holds an M.S. in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He is a recipient of the Meritorious Civilian Service Award and has twice been awarded the Superior Civilian Service Award and the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service. He is a recipient of the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Level III certification in Systems Planning, Research, Development, and Engineering and Program Management, and he is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps.