GHP / International Life Sciences Awards 2017 9 , Leidos combines the innovative application of technology, science, and engineering with deep mission and domain understanding of its customers and markets. The company’s 32,000 employees operate in more than 30 countries, with more than 60 percent of the workforce working side-by-side on-site with customers. Currently the firm manages 60 percent of the world’s air traffic. These innovative airport systems optimize the travel experience of more than 1.3 billion airline passengers each year. The firm’s work in airport modernization helps stakeholders achieve objectives like increased operational efficiency and safety, a technology enhanced passenger experience, LI170022 Technology Innovator of the Year 2017 Leidos is a Fortune 500 ® science and technology solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and healthmarkets. We profiled the firm to find out more and explore the reasons behind the success of the company. non-aeronautical revenue enablement, and state-of-the- art situational awareness and security. Additionally, Leidos is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of transportation security products, machines that use high-tech imaging to inspect things like vehicles at border crossings and cargo containers at seaports. Another vital part of the firm’s service offering is its support of more than 425 unique software applications for hospitals. Each year, these tools help 30,000 adolescents recover from substance abuse and perform 600,000 medical exams. Leidos also supports the U.S. Department of Defense as a prime contractor on the MHS GENESIS program, an electronic health record system that has the Contact: Leidos.com/contact Address: 11955 Freedom Drive, Reston Virginia, 20190, USA Website: www.leidos.com LinkedIn: Leidos Facebook: Leidosinc YouTube: Leidosinc Twitter: @Leidosinc potential to profoundly impact the lives of 9.4 million service men and women around the globe, their families, as well as 325,000 healthcare providers across the globe. A part of its safety offering, Leidos delivers highly- sophisticated sensors that enable operations to continue while keeping people out of harm’s way. From long-range, unmanned missions at sea to wide-area surveillance in the sky, this technology enables missions to continue even in the most the most challenging environments. The organization provides cloud- based solutions for a wide-range of uses-from managing virtual machines for simulation and training exercises to enabling state-of-the art biometric and identity detection. These biometric tools are capable of processing 93 million fingerprints in less than six minutes with 99.6 percent accuracy. Delivering innovative solutions with a reduced footprint enables Leidos to adapt to changing environments and solve some of the world’s most daunting technology challenges.