Founded by Dr. J. Robert Beyster and a small group of scientists in 1969, SAIC now ranks as the largest employee-owned research and engineering firm in the United States. The company s information systems and technology solutions assist with speed and improve service delivery and giving decision makers better information. Its next generation networks help clients create new markets in converged voice, video and data services. SAIC s e-business and wireless solutions are working to allow faster connections to remote areas. SAIC and its subsidiaries have more than 43,000 employees and offices in more than 150 cities throughout the world including Baton Rouge, La.