In this role, Pemberton will assume leadership of an organization that is bringing innovative technical solutions to the intelligence community.
“In this time of great change in the space domain, Tanya’s deep technical expertise and experience leading strategic transformation across the space enterprise will serve our customers well,” said Steve Isakowitz, Aerospace president and CEO. “We are placing a priority on addressing the threats to U.S. leadership in national security space. Tanya is a leader who can work at the enterprise level and apply Aerospace’s technical depth and innovation to solve the nation’s toughest problems.”
Pemberton joins Aerospace from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), where she held the position of Chief Information Officer (CIO) and director of Information Technology Services Directorate (CIO-T). While there, she led and directed NGA’s mission and enterprise IT development and operations, managing an annual budget exceeding $1B and a workforce of more than 5,000 people. As CIO, she also oversaw strategy, policy, and governance of NGA’s IT investments.
With over 30 years of experience in both industry and federal government, Pemberton has a proven track-record delivering large-scale technical systems and working problems across multiple business sectors to include space systems, mission ground systems, information technology, and analytic organizations.
Pemberton received a bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering from California Institute of Technology.
About The Aerospace Corporation
The Aerospace Corporation is a national nonprofit corporation that operates a federally funded research and development center and has approximately 4,000 employees. With major locations in El Segundo, Calif., Albuquerque, N.M., Colorado Springs, Colo., and the Washington, D.C., region, Aerospace addresses complex problems across the space enterprise and other areas of national significance through agility, innovation, and objective technical leadership. For more information, visit www.aerospace.org. Follow us on Twitter: @AerospaceCorp.