Evelyn Vance is one of Exostrategies’ founders and currently holds the positions of President and Chief Engineer. She leads our program management efforts, overseeing all customer projects and providing subject matter expertise in the areas of enterprise architecture and risk management. Prior to holding this role, she was Exostrategies’ Chief Operating Officer. Before joining Exostrategies, Dr. Vance led the analysis team at Sturman Industries, a high-tech research and development firm focused on innovative automotive technology. She led a team of engineers executing modeling and simulation, structural analysis, code development, and electronics product development. She conducted operations research including at-sea evaluations for the US Navy. Evelyn earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She earned her Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Maryland at College Park, where she studied neural network control of space robots.