Class of 1968 Sr. Military Instructor of Leadership
Department of Leadership, Ethics, Law
Luce Hall (Mail Stop 7-B)
112 Cooper Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5022
As an executive at Fortune 100 companies for more than two decades, Jeff Neufeld has motivated and developed leaders and built organizations where technology and science intersect with business.
With his highly effective leadership teams, he transformed technology organizations and their business practices to successfully take on mission-critical product and software projects ranging from $100 to $400 million; supported extensive turnarounds of key corporate divisions; and drove growth of both new and mature businesses.
His versatility won him key positions in both financial services and high-tech industries and brought him leadership roles in a wide range of disciplines, including general management, information technology, systems engineering, and service & manufacturing operations.
During his last eight years in industry prior to retiring in 2008, Jeff served as Chief Information Officer for two Fidelity Investments businesses: the Fidelity Brokerage Company and the Institutional Services Company.
At Citigroup, he led the European Consumer Banking IT organization and the global Human Resources IT & Operations organization. At Lockheed Martin, his team successfully launched two NASA satellites which earned them a NASA commendation. In eight years at GE Aerospace, Jeff led both engineering and IT organizations.
Jeff served over nine years as an U.S. Marine Corps officer, including leading an R&D division involved in the development of the computer-to-communications interface for the early Arpanet / Milnet.
Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering from the United States Naval Academy and a Master of Science Degree in Computer Science from the Naval Postgraduate School.