Amy Alving is the chief technology officer and senior vice president for the Science Applications International Corporation. As such, she is responsible for the creation and implementation of the company’s technical and scientific vision and strategy in the Office of Technology.
Prior to joining SAIC in 2005, Alving was director of the Special Projects Office at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. In this position, she oversaw strategic planning, operations, finances, security, program development and execution.
Before this, Alving was a White House fellow at the Department of Commerce and a professor at the University of Minnesota, where she taught aerospace engineering.
She earned her B.S. in mechanical engineering from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Princeton University. She also completed post-doctoral research in Germany.
Alving also serves on the board of directors for Pall Corporation and is a member of the Naval Research Advisory Committee and Council on Foreign Relations. She was previously a member or adviser to the Army Science Board, Defense Science Board, and National Academies studies. She was also previously on the board of directors of the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation.