Chantilly, VA. (August 23, 2022) – System High Corporation has promoted Mr. Rob Sanborn to Executive Vice President, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, effective immediately. In this role, Mr. Sanborn is responsible for identifying, developing, and maturing technologies and processes that will enable unmatched security and protection capability to customers. With more than 35 years of government and industry experience, he brings a unique enterprise perspective regarding international security, industrial security, program protection, cybersecurity, counterintelligence, and protective service operations.

“Rob is a dynamic security professional who will serve a critical role in our executive leadership team leading our technology and innovation segment,” said System High President and CEO Rob Howe. “His extensive background and decades of serving customers in the Defense, Intelligence, and international communities will help elevate System High to the next level.”

Mr. Sanborn joined System High in 2020 and served as the Strategic Advisor to the CEO. Before joining System High, Mr. Sanborn served as a U.S. Designated Security Authority on behalf of the DoD. In this capacity, he led U.S. security delegations abroad and hosted reciprocal International security delegations within the U.S.; led and conducted international security reviews on behalf of the inter-agency National Disclosure Policy Committee; negotiated General Security of Information Agreements with foreign senior security, intelligence, and counterintelligence officials; authored, reviewed, and commented on U.S. international security policies; served as a senior U.S. NATO Security Committee delegate; and represented U.S.  industrial security interests to the Multinational Industrial Security Working Group.

About System High Corporation
System High Corporation provides high-end solutions for some of the nation’s most sensitive activities and has become a leading provider and integrator of global protection and security engineering services. System High’s reputation of succeeding where others have failed is a direct result of bringing together and delivering the most innovative, critical thinking professionals to solve the most complex security challenges across both government and commercial sectors. For more information, visit

About Enlightenment Capital
Enlightenment Capital, a Washington, DC area based private investment firm, provides flexible capital and strategic support to middle market companies in the Aerospace, Defense & Government (ADG) sector. The firm partners with businesses that provide vital services, protect critical infrastructure, innovate cyber and data solutions, enhance decision making capabilities, engineer aerospace systems, safeguard national security, and endeavor to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow. For more information, visit

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