Melinda Reed

Deputy Dir, Office of the Deputy Dir of Defense for Sys Engineering


Protection within the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Engineering (DASD(SE)).  Ms. Reed provides leadership for program protection policy, guidance, and implementation activities across the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (OUSD(AT&L)), integrating system security engineering into the overarching systems engineering processes.  On behalf of OUSD(AT&L), Ms. Reed led the Data Vulnerability Tiger Team effort to develop protection and response activities to mitigate the loss of unclassified controlled technical information..  Before joining DASD(SE), Ms. Reed served as the Director for Systems Engineering with the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development, and Acquisition) Chief Systems Engineer.