Tammy L. Choy is vice president and chief information officer of The Aerospace Corporation. In this role, she is responsible for Aerospace’s computing resources and infrastructure and oversees strategic planning, policy initiatives, customer service, and the development of applications critical to the success of the corporation. Choy assumed this position in December 2017.
Choy has a 32-year career solving some of Aerospace’s most complex operational problems and brings extensive information technology experience developing enterprise solutions that protect information belonging to the U.S. Air Force, intelligence community, and commercial customers. 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 in ETG’s Computer Systems Division followed by senior engineering specialist, and chief engineer in Enterprise Information Services (EIS).
Choy was appointed 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 2017.
Choy earned her bachelor’s degree, with honors, in engineering and applied science from the California Institute of Technology where she was elected to both Tau Beta Pi and Sigma Xi. She also obtained the Federal Chief Information Officer Council’s Certificate in Federal Executive Competencies from Carnegie Mellon University.
Choy is a member of the Southern California CIO Governing Body, the Aerospace STEM Endowment Committee, and secretary of the Board of Directors of the Aerospace Federal Credit Union.