“Jim’s vast leadership experience, understanding of mission integration, and strong commercial partnerships will play a key role in our efforts to integrate the space enterprise,” said Steve Isakowitz, Aerospace president and CEO.
Prior to joining Aerospace, Myers served as vice president of Programs for Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Mission Systems sector, leading the program management and execution of a $12 billion business. Previous to this position, he was vice president of Northrop’s Enterprise Initiatives, partnering with industry in the commercial applications of the company’s technologies. Earlier in his career, he served as sector vice president of Northrop Grumman’s Global Operations as well as sector vice president and general manager for three of Northrop Grumman’s divisions – Cyber Solutions, Civil Systems, and Navigation Systems.
Before joining Northrop Grumman, Myers held several senior leadership positions at Loral Space and Communications, United Technologies Corporation, and Microsoft Corporation.
Myers earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a master’s degree in aeronautical and astronautical engineering from Stanford University as well as a master’s in business administration with an emphasis on finance and strategic planning from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.
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 4,000 employees. With major locations in El Segundo, California; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Colorado Springs, Colorado; and the Washington, D.C., region, as well as a wholly owned subsidiary in the United Kingdom, 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.