Neil Siegel

Neil Siegel, Ph.D., is the IBM professor of Engineering Management in the Daniel Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering.  Until the end of 2015, he was the sector vice-president & chief technology officer at Northrop Grumman, where he was responsible for the creation of many first-of-their-kind, large-scale, high-reliability systems.  His inventions are used in a billion devices around the world.  He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Inventors, a Fellow of the IEEE, an INCOSE-certified expert systems engineering practitioner (ESEP), and the recipient of the Simon Ramo Medal for systems engineering, among many other awards and honors.