Chief Engineer for Process Improvement, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)    (39JT)

Co-Chair Enterprise Process Improvement Community of Practice (EPIC)    (39JU)

Email:    (36AF)

Phone: 202-267-7443    (36AG)

Brief Bio:    (36AJ)

Dr. Linda Ibrahim is Chief Engineer for Process Improvement at the FAA. She is lead author and architect of FAA-integrated Capability Maturity Model (iCMM), its Safety and Security extensions, and its appraisal methods. She co-chairs Enterprise Process Improvement Community of Practice (EPIC) of the Federal CIO Council. Linda received the DOT Secretary's Meritorious Achievement Award for her innovative work in integrating process improvement models and frameworks. Linda has published over 80 papers, reports, and presentations and has delivered keynote addresses at several major professional events in several countries. She is engaged in several national and international process standards initiatives. Prior to joining FAA, Linda worked at the Software Engineering Institute of Carnegie Mellon University for several years. She has worked in software engineering for over 35 years as practitioner, manager, educator, and researcher; in industry, academic, and government organizations; in the US, Europe, and the Middle East. Linda holds a BA in Mathematics (Duke University), MS in Information Science, and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (University of Hawaii).    (3J7D)