Alf Carroll is the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Black Belt at Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) where he specializes in new technology program insertion, and leads Ocean Energy projects.
As a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer, Alf works in both Advanced Technology (AT) and Supplier Innovation (SI) engineering teams. Alf has led numerous technology projects including Anti-Terrorism Force Protection (AT/FP), Ballistic Protection, Naval Systems, System Integrity and Energy Security/Assurance. Enabled by Raytheon’s tremendous support and a positive ‘Lean Forward’ engineering culture, Alf also supports the ZUMWALT Destroyer and Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR).
Alf is a passionate champion and technical leader of SBIR programs across Raytheon, DOD and DOE. In this role, he promotes “outside the box” concepts and innovative solutions enabling collaboration with Subject Matter Experts, Technology Directors, energy experts, Program Managers, Universities, and many small businesses.
Alf earned an MS in Ocean Engineering from MIT while a C.S. Draper Fellow and a BS in Mechanical Engineering with Honors from Northeastern University, preceded by 2 years at the US Coast Guard Academy.
Alf is Raytheon’s Global Northeast GLBTA Director of Communications, is the proud father of 2 young Americans, is the former Chairman of Salvation Army Greater New Bedford, MA, and Co-Chairs the Engineering Technical Advisory Board at Upper Cape Regional High School.