WASHINGTON, DC—Avascent, a strategy and management consultancy serving government-driven markets, has promoted Aleksandar Jovovic to Principal.
Since joining the firm in 2007, Jovovic has advised large integrators, major services firms, as well as specialized technology and solutions providers, on issues involving US and international government and commercial markets. His expertise spans defense systems and military platforms; border, maritime & critical infrastructure security; and international stabilization and reconstruction. More broadly, Jovovic has led engagements on government-driven energy and power sectors and the US federal government services marketplace.
“Alek has brought depth and sophistication to Avascent’s work, providing our clients with insights into growth opportunities around the world,” commented Steve Irwin, Avascent’s president. “As a key leader of the firm, Alek is helping us expand our global footprint and impact.”
Jovovic has played a major role in expanding Avascent’s international practice, focused on growth and strategy development for aerospace, defense, and security firms in markets outside the United States. As part of this effort, Jovovic has directed Avascent’s 050 international analytics solution, a decision-support tool that covers some fifty international defense markets. As part of Avascent’s global consulting practice, he has led several dozen studies focused on successful international market identification and penetration as well as offset development.
Previously, Jovovic was a consultant at Vantage Partners, and served as an analyst at CENTRA Technology Inc., where he advised clients on foreign policy and national security issues. He has also held research positions at the Brookings Institution and Georgetown University. Jovovic holds an M.A. in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He received his B.A. with honors in Government from Wesleyan University. He is the author of numerous articles and thought pieces, most recently on the Middle East.
Avascent is the leading strategy and management consulting firm serving clients operating in government-driven markets. Working with corporate leaders and financial investors, Avascent delivers sophisticated, fact-based solutions in the areas of strategic growth, value capture, and mergers and acquisitions support. With deep sector expertise, analytically rigorous consulting methodologies, and a uniquely flexible service model, Avascent provides clients with the insights and advice they need to succeed in dynamic customer environments.
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