Dr. Kerry Buckley
Kerry Buckley is vice president, Center for Advanced Aviation System Development (CAASD), the federally funded research and development center that MITRE operates for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). In this role, she leads MITRE’s domestic and international civil aviation, aviation/aerospace, and transportation strategic and business operations, with a focus on advancing the safety, security, effectiveness, and efficiency of aerospace and transportation systems in the United States and around the globe. The work builds upon MITRE’s decades-long legacy and partnership with the FAA and other partner federal agencies in the National Airspace System, including the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security, and National Transportation Safety Board.
Buckley was previously vice president, Air and Space Forces, for MITRE National Security, the division MITRE operates to develop solutions for DoD agencies, the Intelligence Community, and the Department of Justice. Buckley set strategy and priorities ensuring that MITRE delivered technical capabilities and Air Force mission objectives. These include the Air Force’s critical needs in space warfighting, air operations, nuclear enterprise modernization, cyber operations, and joint lethality in contested environments. She also served as MITRE’s vice president for Intelligence Programs and directed MITRE’s Information Technology Technical Center. More