Catherine Hernandez-Blades

Catherine Hernandez-Blades

Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications - SAIC

Catherine Hernandez-Blades is Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications at SAIC, a company that delivers innovative and transformational solutions to the U.S. government in the civilian and defense markets. She is responsible for driving SAIC’s brand recognition and reputation, engaging the company’s 26,000 employees, and leading the company’s ESG and change management efforts. Catherine is an award-winning corporate leader in Marketing, Communications, Government Relations, CommTech, Digital Transformation, Change Management and Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) with more than 30 years of professional experience, including C-suite roles at three Fortune 500 companies. Among Catherine’s achievements, she is an Emmy winner, and in the Women in Communications Hall of Fame.  She has been recognized by Forbes, Latino Leaders, and at Davos and Cannes. She is LatinaStyle’s 2019 Executive of the year and has been named to the Forbes global list of Top 50 Most Influential CMOs.