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Automotive Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Auto-ISAC)
Executive Director (ED)
This position serves the global automotive industry through the analysis and sharing of trusted and timely cyber threat information about existing or potential cyber-related threats and vulnerabilities for on-road vehicle electronics and associated networks. The ED is actively engaged with private-sector stakeholders, partners and government agencies to facilitate information sharing and strengthen the industry's capability and capacity to detect, prevent, respond to, and mitigate disruptions related to the connected vehicle and supporting infrastructure. The responsibilities include developing, maintaining and executing a Strategic Plan that outlines strategic and operational priorities for the automotive industry. Build and maintains key relationships with Chief Information Officers (CIOs), Chief Information Systems Officers (CISOs), Product Development leadership, and other executives across the automotive industry responsible for securing vehicles and connected infrastructure. The Auto-ISAC is a non-profit organization operating in Washington, D.C.
Previously Ms. Francy was the Aviation ISAC Executive Director while she was working for the Boeing Company. Ms. Francy held numerous leadership positions at Boeing, including Cyber ONE Leader, Director Enterprise Technologies for Networked Systems, Director of Phantom Works Network Centric Thrust and Director of Engineering for Air Traffic Management.
Ms. Francy owned and operating two small businesses and held positions as a forensic chemist at Maryland State Police, Monroe and West Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Departments. 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 an American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Associate Fellow, former Research Advisory Board member for Embry Riddle, and DC Analyst’s Roundtable Membership Chair.