Ultra Intelligence & Communications

Dirk van der Vaart


Dirk Van der VaartDirk van der Vaart, president, offers customers and partners more than 25 years of experience leading strategy, operations and business development for organizations in both the public and private sectors. His track record of delivering growth internationally, for start-ups as well as established enterprises, spans two decades in the security, intelligence and special operations fields.

Prior to joining 3eTI, Dirk specialized in managing operations for companies in the Americas, as well as in Europe, Balkans, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Most recently, he was chief operating officer for Gatekeeper Security, an industry leader in intelligent optical-inspection systems. He also has held top management roles for leading businesses in government services and defense, among them Raytheon and ManTech.

Dirk holds an MBA degree in international business from The George Washington School of Business. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and political science from Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, PA. He is fluent in Dutch, Italian, French, Spanish and German.