Alion Science and Technology announced that Katie Selbe has been named senior Vice President (VP) and general manager of Alion’s Cyber Network Solutions Group.

In this role, Selbe will lead a portfolio of programs and capabilities delivering cross-domain network engineering, cyber hardening and operations; modeling and simulation; Live, Virtual and Constructive training; and big data analysis, cloud architecture and integrated artificial intelligence (AI). The Cyber Network Solutions Group provides engineering and technical expertise, product development, program management, and technical support services to a customer base that includes the Department of Defense and Intelligence communities.

“Katie brings a wealth of industry knowledge in the cyber and intelligence arena. With her track record of operational excellence and her ability to focus on customer requirements, program growth and strategy, she is an excellent addition to the Alion leadership team, and we are excited to have Katie on board.” said Sid Fuchs, Alion COO. “With the rapid evolution and expansion of the cyber and training markets, Alion is poised to rapidly deploy our solutions to our current customer base, and expand to new customer sets. With the inclusion of the Big Data Platform (BDP) and analytics solutions, our current cyber tools, platforms, and operations capabilities, and our continued success in the development of Live, Virtual and Constructive training systems, this group is poised to be a needle-mover for future growth.”

Prior to joining Alion, Selbe was director of the National Mission Capabilities (NMC) operating unit in Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions (CIMS) division, part of Northrop Grumman’s Mission Systems sector. In this role, Selbe had responsibility for the overall growth and program activities of NMC’s portfolio, including a wide range of intelligence, surveillance and cyber technologies and mission solutions for the national security customers.

Selbe served as the operating unit director National Cyber and Intelligence Solutions (NCIS) in CIMS, where she oversaw all growth and program activities including full spectrum cyber, multi-int enterprise data management and integration, as well as mission-enabling cyber solutions supporting the intelligence community.

Selbe also held the position of director of Air Command and Control (C2), an operating unit in the C2 division, part of the former Northrop Grumman’s Information Systems sector.

Selbe earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial and systems engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in systems engineering from George Mason University. She also completed the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Strategy Development Program.