Businesses and Leadership
Chief Executive Officer, Klas Government
William Ostrowski is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Klas Government.
Bill recently served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of ELTA North America. Previously, Bill was the Director of Business Development for the Space and Airborne Systems Segment of L3Harris Technologies. Where he led an effort at L3Harris Spectral Solutions division to provide space mission solutions for government and commercial activities. He has experience with the entrepreneurial start-up Digital CM as the Product Strategy Advisor. In addition, Bill has held executive positions at FLIR Systems as Vice President of Global Sales and Business Development for the Surveillance Group.
Bill has also worked in advanced research and development organizations serving special operations and the intelligence community, as the Associate Director for Special Operations Systems at Draper Laboratory and as Senior Professional Staff at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Additionally, he was the Director and General Manager for the Draper Laboratory Rapid Prototyping Center in Tampa, Florida.
Bill is a retired US Army Special Forces Officer with 26 years of service. He retired as the Joint Special Operations Command Deputy Chief of Technical Operations in 2008. In the Special Forces, Mr. Ostrowski served in multiple combat leadership roles with tours in Iraq, Afghanistan, Philippines, and Africa.
Bill is a member of the industry advisory boards for the University of South Florida Electrical Engineering Department and the Western Carolina University Engineering Department. He is also a board member of the NDIA SO/LIC Division.