Wanda M. Austin

President at University of Southern California

Wanda M. Austin

Wanda M. Austin

President at University of Southern California

Overview
Career Highlights

University of Southern California
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
The Aerospace Corporation

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4196

Number of Boards

8

Birthday

1955

Age

64

Number of Awards

2

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at The Aerospace Corporation

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Chair, Governance at Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Amgen, Inc.

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Senior Fellow at Stanford University - The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI)

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Majority Owner at Los Angeles Kings

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University Advisor at Diamondhead Ventures

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Principal at North Bristol Partners LLC

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Former Executive Vice President at Lockheed Martin Corporation

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Co-Founder at Innoviva, Inc.

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Founder at Caruso Affiliated Holdings LLC

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Wanda M. Austin
President at University of Southern California
Education
Doctorate in Systems Engineering
Class of 1988

University of Southern California is a private research university that mainly offers undergraduate, graduate & other higher education. The university was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Bachelor's in Mathematics

Franklin & Marshall was established in 1787 with a gift of 200 British pounds from Benjamin Franklin, and is located in historic Lancaster, a dynamic city with a thriving arts scene. The College enrolls 2,324 students. The average class size is 19 students, and the student-faculty ratio is 9:1. Our students receive more than $500,000 in research grants every year.

Master's in Systems Engineering

The University of Pittsburgh is among the nation's oldest and most distinguished comprehensive universities, with a wide variety of high-quality programs in the arts and sciences as well as professional fields. Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America

Memberships
Member of the Corporation
Current

Draper is a not-for-profit research and development laboratory focused on the design, development, and deployment of advanced technological solutions for our nation’s most challenging and important problems in security, space exploration, healthcare, and energy. Our expertise includes the areas of guidance, navigation, and control systems; fault-tolerant computing; advanced algorithms and software solutions; modeling and simulation; and MEMS and multichip module technology. What We Do With a strong commitment to delivering working solutions to our sponsors, we apply our expertise to a variety of domains, including autonomous air, land, sea, and space systems; information integration; distributed sensors and networks; precision-guided munitions; and biomedical engineering; chemical/biological defense; and energy system modeling and management. When appropriate for the needs of our sponsors, we will work with commercial partners to transition our technology to commercial production.

Member
Current

Founded in 1964, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is a private, independent, nonprofit institution that provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. The mission of the National Academy of Engineering is to advance the well-being of the nation by promoting a vibrant engineering profession and by marshalling the expertise and insights of eminent engineers to provide independent advice to the federal government on matters involving engineering and technology.

Career History
President
2018 - Current

University of Southern California is a private research university that mainly offers undergraduate, graduate & other higher education. The university was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

President
2018 - Current

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center provides cancer research, treatment, prevention and education services. Its research programs include molecular genetics, epigenetics and regulation, tumor microenvironment, cancer control, translational and clinical sciences. The firm offers direct patient care through both inpatient and outpatient services. The company was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Adjunct Research Professor
Current

Established in 1885 the Viterbi School of Engineering (formerly the USC School of Engineering) is located at the University of Southern California in the United States. It was renamed on March 2, 2004, as the Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering in honor of Qualcomm co-founder Andrew Viterbi and his wife Erna, who had recently donated $52 million to the school.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2017 - Current

Amgen, Inc. is a biotechnology medicines company, which discovers, develops, manufactures and markets medicines for grievous illnesses. The company focuses on human therapeutics and concentrates on innovating novel medicines based on advances in cellular and molecular biology. It markets recombinant protein therapeutics in supportive cancer care, nephrology and inflammation. The company's products include Neulasta, a pegylated protein, based on the Filgrastim molecule and NEUPOGEN, a recombinant-methionyl human granulocyte colony stimulating factor both of which selectively stimulate the production of neutrophils; Enbrel, an inhibitor of tumor necrosis factor, a substance that plays a role in the body's response to inflammatory diseases; Sensipar/Mimpara, a small molecule calcimimetic that lowers serum calcium levels; Vectibix, a monoclonal antibody that binds specifically to the epidermal growth factor receptor; and Nplate, a thrombopoietin receptor agonist that mimics endogenous TPO, the primary driver of platelet production. Amgen was founded by William K. Bowes, Jr., Franklin Pitcher Johnson, Jr., George B. Rathmann and Joseph Rubinfeld on April 8, 1980 and is headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA.

Independent Director
2016 - Current

Chevron is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies and conducts business worldwide. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to get results the right way—by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth. We are involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. We explore for, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute transportation fuels and lubricants; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power and produce geothermal energy; provide energy efficiency solutions; and develop the energy resources of the future, including research for advanced biofuels.

President
Current

University of Southern California is a private research university that mainly offers undergraduate, graduate & other higher education. The university was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Director
Current

Founded in 1964, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is a private, independent, nonprofit institution that provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. The mission of the National Academy of Engineering is to advance the well-being of the nation by promoting a vibrant engineering profession and by marshalling the expertise and insights of eminent engineers to provide independent advice to the federal government on matters involving engineering and technology.

Director
2013 - 2016

Space Foundation is a Colorado-based nonprofit organization that advocates for all sectors of the global space industry through space awareness activities, educational programs and major industry events. Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation vision is to inspire, educate, connect, and advocate on behalf of the global space community.

Member, Advisory Council
2014 - Current

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is the agency of the United States government that is responsible for the nation's civilian space program and for aeronautics and aerospace research.

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Awards & Honors
2013
STEMconnector - 100 CEO Leaders in STEM
2012
STEMconnector - 100 Women Leaders in STEM
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