The President's Leadership Council

Joe RambalaJoe Rambala

Retired Aerospace and Defense Executive

Joe Rambala is former president of electronic warfare for L3Harris Technologies' Space and Airborne Systems segment. Space and Airborne Systems covers an extensive portfolio of solutions in intelligence, surveillance, small satellites, electronic warfare, avionics including carriage and release systems, wireless solutions and C4I systems. Previously, Rambala served as vice president and general manager of Electronic Warfare for Harris Corporation’s Electronic Systems segment, prior to the company’s merger with L3 Technologies, Inc. in June 2019.

Rambala was responsible for leading a portfolio of electronic warfare and radar systems across the airborne, maritime and ground domains. He reported to the president, Space and Airborne Systems.

Prior to this role, Rambala served as vice president and general manager, Precision Navigation and Timing (PNT) for Harris Corporation's Space and Intelligence Systems segment and led the Global Positioning System (GPS) Block Ill and Operational Control Segment (OCX) programs.

He was previously vice president and general manager of the Exelis Electronic Systems Integrated Electronic Warfare Systems business.

Rambala brings more than 30 years of program management and engineering experience in the defense and aerospace industry, and he has worked with various aerospace and defense companies, including Honeywell and AlliedSignal.

Rambala holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Rutgers University. He then received a Master of Science in control systems from New Jersey Institute of Technology, and an executive MBA in technology management from Stevens Institute of Technology. In addition, Rambala is certified in Value-Based Six Sigma analysis.