“Our success in space today increasingly depends on the ability to leverage digital tools and capabilities to drive the greater speed and agility needed to outpace the threats we face,” said Steve Isakowitz, Aerospace president and CEO. “I’m thrilled to welcome Bharat to our board, where his extensive expertise in information technology, cybersecurity, and digital innovation will be invaluable as we accelerate Aerospace’s digital transformation during this pivotal time.”
“We’re excited to welcome Bharat to Aerospace’s board and look forward to leveraging his deep expertise in the digital domain and his strategic vision to help us tackle the most difficult challenges in space and cyberspace,” said Stephanie O’Sullivan, chair of the Board of Trustees. “His wealth of experience across the defense, cybersecurity, and industry sectors will bring new and expanded strategic insight to The Aerospace Corporation.”
Currently, Amin is the executive vice president and chief information officer at Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (HII), the largest military shipbuilding company in the United States, where he is responsible for HII’s IT and digital strategic direction with a focus on cybersecurity capabilities maturity. He also manages the company’s governance and functional oversight, key digital technology partnerships, digital innovation, and risk assessment capabilities of all information systems.
Amin also serves as executive director for the Technology Business Management Council and board director for the American Heart Association – Eastern States. He is a member and former chairman of the Global SAP Aerospace and Defense Industry Advisory Council and a member of the Verizon Innovation Council, the AsianUpward Advisory Board, and the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers Executive Leadership Group. He is also National Association of Corporate Directors Directorship CertifiedⓇ (NACD.DC).
Aerospace’s Board of Trustees has a myriad of backgrounds, representing academic and scientific institutions and public, government, and national security interests. These diverse points of view allow the board members to collectively provide better guidance and oversight of the corporation’s activities.
About The Aerospace Corporation
The Aerospace Corporation is a national nonprofit corporation that operates a federally funded research and development center and has more than 4,600 employees. With major locations in El Segundo, California; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Colorado Springs, Colorado; and the Washington, D.C. region, Aerospace addresses complex problems across the space enterprise and other areas of national and international significance through agility, innovation, and objective technical leadership. For more information, visit www.aerospace.org. Follow us on Twitter: @AerospaceCorp.