- Press Release
- Feb 1, 2023
Aerospace’s Todd Nygren named Corporate Chief Engineer
The Aerospace Corporation (Aerospace) announced today that Todd Nygren has been named corporate chief engineer and general manager of the Corporate Chief Engineer’s Office effective immediately. In this role, Nygren will provide leadership to further evolve and advance mission assurance practices and identify opportunities to facilitate, foster, and implement emerging engineering developments and practices, especially as they relate to the national security space enterprise.
“Todd’s new leadership role will support the U.S. Air Force’s number one space priority, the Space Warfighting Construct (SWC),” said Steve Isakowitz, Aerospace president and CEO. “Todd and his team bring the technical expertise, deep capabilities, and innovative solutions that our customer needs to this new warfighting domain.”
The SWC is the U.S. Air Force’s vision of combining transformational and warfighting-focused command initiatives to maintain the nation’s space superiority in the 21st century.
Nygren joined Aerospace as a summer hire in 1985. He became a member of the technical staff in 1987, supporting mission planning for military missions on the Space Transportation System for the Space Test Program. Throughout his career, Nygren has excelled in a series of leadership positions. Most recently, he was the general manager of the Systems Engineering Division, leading bicoastal work to support customers in space systems architecture and design, acquisition and planning, mission assurance and system analysis, and simulation. Nygren earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Bethel College and a master’s degree in system architecting and engineering from the University of Southern California.
About The Aerospace Corporation
The Aerospace Corporation is a California nonprofit corporation that operates a federally funded research and development center and has approximately 3,800 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.