Full Name
Mr. Kevin Burnett
Job Title
Acting Technical Director, PEO Manpower, Logistics and Business Solutions (PEO-MLB)
U.S. Department of the Navy
Speaker Bio
Kevin Burnett is the acting Technical Director for the Program Executive Office for Manpower, Logistics, and Business Solutions (PEO MLB). In this role, he establishes and drives the Technical Vision for the PEO with an emphasis on data, innovation, workforce empowerment, and digital transformation.

Mr. Burnett began his federal service in 2001 as an engineering intern at the Naval Research Laboratory where he built wearable computers for the USMC. His responsibilities increased to where he performed applied research in advanced display technologies, and led the development of C4ISR applications as. In 2007, he joined the Net Enabled Command Capability (NECC) at Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) as the deputy for the technical operations and support branch. In 2009, he was selected as the Chief Engineer for the Global Command and Control System – Joint (GCCS-J). In this capacity, he was responsible for the technical direction and strategy for modernization, as well as oversight of operations for the Joint Command and Control System of Record.

In 2012, Mr. Burnett transferred to the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) engineering competency (5.0) in Arlington, Virginia to become the Assistant Program Manager-Engineering for the My Navy Portal program in PMW 240 where he oversaw the technical strategy and implementation of that project. He eventually moved on to become the Technical Manager for PMW 240 with responsibilities which included Cloud Strategy, Objective Architecture and Single Point of Entry (SPOE) strategy for the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations Manpower, Personnel, Education and Training (OPNAV N1) transformation efforts.

Beginning in January 2018, Mr. Burnett served as the first Enterprise Systems & Services (E2S, PMW 250) Technical Director. Established in January 2018, E2S supports a wide array of Navy, Marine Corps and other DoD customers with modern application development, delivery, and operation. In the Technical Director role, Mr. Burnett was responsible for the technical vision, cloud strategy, and innovation efforts across the program office.

In 2019, Mr. Burnett was selected for a one-year rotation as a “Pioneer in Residence” with the Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Research, Development, and Acquisition (ASN RDA) Agility Cell, NavalX. In this role, he helped stand up NavalX and established the Digital Line of Effort to facilitate connecting with Government, Industry, and Academia.

Mr. Burnett originally hails from New York, New York and has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. Additional certifications include AWS Solution Architect, Agile SCRUM Master/Product Owner, Lean Six Sigma, LUMA Design Thinking, Lean Agile Startup, and DAWIA level III IT, PM and SPRDE.
Kevin Burnett