Vanessa Griffin, Director, Office of Satellite and Product Operations, NOAA

Vanessa Griffin is responsible for planning the future satellite flight and ground architectures needed to support NOAA missions. Ensures availability and application of system engineering processes and procedures needed for effective product and system development, science applications, and operations. Oversees development and adoption of innovative technology and business practices including operational processing using cloud-based approaches and commercial data purchasing. Collaborates with industry and other government and international agencies in joint ventures to develop new satellite mission and instrument concepts and transition research missions to operations.