From: Aerospace Corporation
Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2017
The Aerospace Corporation (Aerospace) announced today that Tammy Choy has been named vice president and chief information officer, responsible for overseeing the company’s computing resources and infrastructure.
Choy will officially assume her new duties Dec. 30.
“Throughout her career, Tammy has distinguished herself by effectively leading multi-disciplined teams and providing innovative solutions to complex problems,” said Steve Isakowitz, Aerospace president and CEO. “In addition to her proven track record within our company, she brings extensive information technology experience developing enterprise solutions that protect information belonging to the U.S. Air Force, intelligence community, and commercial customers.”
Choy’s new role will encompass IT, strategic planning, policy initiatives, customer service, and the development of applications critical to the success of the company.
Choy has a 32-year career solving some of Aerospace’s most complex operational problems. She began her career at Aerospace in 1985 as an intern in the Engineering and Technology Group (ETG). She was later promoted to a Member of the Technical Staff in ETG’s Electronics and Sensors Division. Throughout her career, Choy has held positions of increasing responsibility including engineering specialist, senior engineering specialist, and chief engineer in Enterprise Information Services (EIS).
She was appointed as an Aerospace Fellow and selected to the Aerospace Fellows Leadership Council until her promotion to general manager of EIS and deputy chief information officer in June of this year. Choy was also a technical mentor for the 2015 Early Career Development Network program and the EIS mentor for the Operations and Support Group 7-on-8 program.
Choy earned a Bachelor of Science degree, with honors, in engineering and applied science from the California Institute of Technology. She also obtained the Federal Chief Information Officer Council’s Certificate in Federal Executive Competencies from Carnegie Mellon 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 3,900 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, visit www.aerospace.org. Follow us on Twitter: @AerospaceCorp.
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