Susan K. (Kathy) Land

Program Manager | Missile Defense Agency & 2018 IEEE Technical Activities Vice President
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Susan K. (Kathy) Land

Program Manager | Missile Defense Agency & 2018 IEEE Technical Activities Vice President

Biography

Susan K (Kathy) Land is a Program Manager for the Missile Defense Agency. Kathy is responsible for advancing the Command, Control, Battle Management & Communications (C2BMC) Program mission objectives. She has more than 30 years of industry experience in the application of software engineering methodologies, the management of information systems, and leadership of software development teams. Ms. Land is an IEEE Fellow and is the author or co-author of a number of texts and publications supporting software engineering principles and the practical application of software process methodologies. Major IEEE roles: IEEE Board of Directors, Technical Activities Vice President, IEEE-USA Board of Directors (2013, 2016), Region 3 Executive Committee, President IEEE Computer Society. She is an IEEE Fellow, IEEE-HKN Member, IEEE Computer Society Richard E. Merwin Award recipient and is a recipient of the IEEE Standards Association Standards Medallion.  

Kathy is a member of 2018 IEEE Board of Directors and the IEEE Technical Activities Board Liaison to the 2018 IEEE Entrepreneurship Steering Committee.