Vice President, JADC2 Experimentation & Demonstration
Vice President, Business Development
Elaine Bitonti leads the JADC2 Experimentation & Demonstration Team for
Mission Systems at Collins Aerospace, a business unit of Raytheon Technologies.
In this role she is responsible for the design, funding and execution of service
level demonstration and experimentation campaigns that advance Mission Systems
technology and capabilities across the spectrum of JADC2.
Bitonti is also responsible for Business Development for Mission Systems. In
this role, she leads the Business Unit’s efforts to identify and capture new
business opportunities, both in the U.S. and internationally.
Since joining Rockwell Collins in 2010, the predecessor of Collins Aerospace,
Bitonti has held a series of increasingly responsible leadership positions. Most
recently, she led Business Development for the $1.4 billion Communications,
Navigation & Guidance Solutions portfolio within Mission Systems.
Bitonti began her career at Collins in the Simulation and Training business
and was then appointed to lead a department responsible for Strike and Strategic
C2 business development, which included fighter, bomber, trainer and NC3
aircraft. She was promoted to director in 2015 and took over business
development responsibility for the Strategic and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)
Prior to her time at Collins Aerospace, Bitonti spent 10 years at Lockheed
Martin Corporation. She began her career as a financial analyst, progressed into
program management and found her passion working with customers in the Business
Development organization focused on adjacent market expansion.
Bitonti earned a Bachelor of Science degree and graduated summa cum laude
from Ithaca College. She had a dual major in International Business and
Management and a minor in French. Bitonti is fluent in French and continues to
maintain her proficiency in the language.