From: Aerospace Corporation
Posted: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
“Stephanie brings a wealth of knowledge and technical expertise from the intelligence community, as well as the military and aerospace sectors,” said Ambassador Barbara Barrett, chairman of the board of trustees. “Our board greatly values her deep insight and experience, and we look forward to working with her to serve our nation’s best interests.”
For the last six years, O'Sullivan oversaw the operations for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and supported initiatives and resource challenges for the Intelligence Community. She retired from this position in January 2017. Prior to that assignment, she served as the associate deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). In this role, she worked with the director and deputy director in the overall leadership of the agency and day-to-day management of the organization.
Prior to becoming associate deputy director of the CIA, O'Sullivan led the CIA's Directorate of Science and Technology (DS&T) - the part of the agency responsible for developing and deploying innovative technology in support of intelligence collection and analysis. Throughout her career, she held various management positions in the CIA's DS&T, which included oversight of systems acquisition, and research and development in fields ranging from power sources to biotechnology.
O'Sullivan joined the CIA in 1995 after working for the Office of Naval Intelligence and TRW, which is now part of Northrop Grumman. She holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the Missouri Science and Technology University.
About The Aerospace Corporation
The Aerospace Corporation is a California nonprofit corporation that operates a federally funded research and development center and has approximately 3,600 employees. It provides guidance and advice to military, civil and commercial customers to ensure the success of complex, technology-based programs. The Aerospace Corporation is headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., with multiple locations across the United States. For more information on Aerospace, visit www.aerospace.org. Follow us on Twitter: @AerospaceCorp.
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