Laurie Strom is the Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of SAE Industry Technologies Consortia.
Strom is responsible for implementing the mission and vision of the organization; leading all functional operations to develop and achieve ITC’s long-and short-range objectives, and serves as the primary liaison for the ITC Board of Directors.
Throughout her career, Strom has leveraged technical and managerial expertise to provide data driven process improvements, practical but innovative solutions, and develop strong business relationships.
Prior to joining SAE ITC, Strom served as a Director with Honeywell Aerospace. While there, she provided tactical and strategic direction for more than 200 material and process engineers at more than 20 sites in 10 countries. She also coordinated Honeywell’s support for industry standards writing, technical auditing and personnel development.
Prior to Honeywell, Strom spent seven years at small businesses working in various research, development, production, sales and marketing roles. In the preceding five years, she was a Research Scientist and Technology Marketing Specialist at Eastman Kodak Research Labs. Strom has two patents on superconducting ceramics, one on molten metal filters, another patent related to additive manufacturing and several technical papers and research synopses related to ceramics, sensors, and medical technology.
Strom has a Masters in Materials Science from Rochester Institute of Technology, and dual Bachelor degrees in Geology and Ceramic Engineering from Alfred University.
SAE ITC is an affiliate of SAE International. Its mission is to provide means for organizations to connect, collaborate and positively impact global industries through precompetitive solutions, trusted resources and innovative technologies. Its vision is to be a global leader in consortia based collaborative tools and services for highly technical industries’ operations and supply chain, especially automotive and aerospace.