Faye Francy is the Executive Director of the Aviation ISAC where she is establishing a robust global Aviation Information Sharing & Analysis Center (A-ISAC). The center is a non-profit, virtual, member-driven organization with a mission to create a collaboration framework for analyzing and sharing threat intelligence and information in near-real time across aviation’s global community.
Seven founding members make up the Board of Directors which includes airlines, manufacturers and suppliers from across the sector. There are currently 17 members including 7 international companies who have joined. Ms. Francy is responsible for establishing, implementing and overseeing the organization’s mission, goals, policies and core guiding principles.
Ms. Francy is employed by Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) and on loan to the A-ISAC.
Previously, Ms. Francy lead BCA’s Cyber ONE engineering team, which is an enterprise-wide Community of Excellence (CoE) group that collaborates across the company focused on leveraging the best of Boeing in the cyber domain. In 2010, Ms. Francy was the Director of the Networked Systems Domain in the Enterprise Technology Strategy office reporting to the Office of the CTO where she managed $150M in research and development portfolio in networked systems, and cybersecurity. Ms. Francy joined the Boeing Company in 2001 as Director of Engineering and Programs in the Air Traffic Management (ATM) group. Ms. Francy was the Director of FAA Programs at ARINC Incorporated and also owned and operated 2 private companies – Intersec and AvSec.
Ms. Francy has a Bachelors Degree in Chemistry and Mathematics from Towson State University and a Master Degree in Forensic Chemistry from University of Pittsburgh. Faye is also an AIAA Associate Fellow.