From: Aerospace Corporation
Posted: Tuesday, May 8, 2018
The Aerospace Corporation (Aerospace) announced today that Katherine (Kathi) Chambers has been selected as the vice president for the National Systems Group. In this role, Chambers will lead Aerospace's geospatial intelligence and signal intelligence strategies in support of the government's intelligence space platforms.
"For more than 20 years, Kathi has a proven track record of success in engineering, strategy, business, and acquisition for the Department of Defense, as well as for the civil, national security, and intelligence communities," said Steve Isakowitz, Aerospace president and CEO. "Kathi's strong leadership and vast expertise will bring innovative, critical solutions more rapidly to our customers."
Chambers joined Aerospace from Integrity Applications Incorporated (IAI), where she served as vice president for Intelligence and Information Technologies. In this role, she managed delivery and growth strategies for intelligence community programs, and also led expansion of research and development into new markets, supporting defense and intelligence customers.
Chambers brings to Aerospace a broad range of leadership and technical expertise in design, development, systems engineering, strategy and business development, and program management for advanced national security space technologies and systems. Her past leadership roles also include serving as director of Engineering and Science for five national agency government organizations at Booz Allen Hamilton. Earlier in her career, Chambers was the director of Strategy and Business Development for Raytheon's Space & Airborne Systems division, successfully leading strategy, business development, client relationships, and advanced sensor technology and solutions for defense, civil, and national missions.
Chambers earned both a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering and a master of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park. A leader in government and industry, she was a member of the board of directors for Women in Aerospace. Chambers was recognized with NASA's Exceptional Achievement Medal and Special Achievement Award in 1994 and received a U.S. Department of State Meritorious Honor Award in 1992.
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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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