» 2018 Speaker: Cindy Torsney

2018 Speaker: Cindy Torsney

Cindy Torsey

Cindy Torsney

Director, Core Vehicle Management Systems and Trusted Processing
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

Cynthia A. Torsney is the Director for Core VMS and Trusted Processing within the Engineering and Global Products Organization at Northrop Grumman’s Aerospace Systems, a premier provider of manned and unmanned aircraft, space systems and advanced technologies critical to our nation’s security.

Torsney is responsible for the management, development and delivery of common VMS and trusted processing products into multiple programs.  She also works with Business Development to identify, capture and integrate into programs similar critical enhancements and capabilities.

Previously, Torsney served as a Project Manager within a large Space program where she was responsible for the management, development and delivery of  significant additional capabilities on compressed schedules for a major national system.  Previous assignments included Assistant Project Manager for Ground Hardware  and  Acquisition Manager of multiple large  subcontracts. Previous positions include Program Manager of a number of advanced development and deliverable flight and ground hardware programs and a variety of functional management positions throughout her tenure at Northrop Grumman.  Torsney has more than 35 years of hardware engineering and program management experience, spanning space, ground, mission and supply chain levels throughout all phases of the system development cycle.

Torsney comes from a proud Bruin tradition and earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Engineering from UCLA. Her husband earned his PhD at UCLA. Her daughter is currently a medical student at the UCLA Geffen School of Medicine.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.