Linda Bixby, NobleReach Foundation

Profile of CSCR Advisory Board Member, Linda Bixby, Ph.D.

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Executive Vice President, Academic Partnerships

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CSCR Corporate Sponsor since 2001

Dr. Linda Bixby leads academic partnerships at NobleReach Foundation, working to bring independence, objectivity, diversity, and the best entrepreneurial talent of industry, academia, and government to deliver solutions with impact for our greatest national security challenges.

Dr. Bixby has supported the U.S. government and academia for more than 35 years in executive, management, technical, operational, and analytical positions. She served in the U.S. government, receiving numerous commendations. Dr. Bixby’s been an executive at a non-profit organization, Fortune 500 company, and the vice president of operations at a small, woman-owned business. She is a former associate professor and scholar in residence at American University. Dr. Bixby’s publications and academic contributions include Domestic Danger, In Pursuit of Justice, Learning from History, and War-Time Slave and Forced Labor.

She participates actively in AFCEA International, Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA), and National Defense Industrial Association. Dr. Bixby is a member and the vice-chairperson on the Center for Supply Chain Research Advisory Board at Penn State University, a member of the Center for Engineering and Decision Analytics Advisory Board at University of Texas at Austin, and a member of the Virginia Cyber Navigator Internship Program Advisory Board led by University of Virginia. She is a former member of the INSA Advisory Committee. Dr. Bixby is a certified Project Management Professional.

Dr. Bixby earned a doctorate in history (anticipatory intelligence) and completed her master’s program in history and Soviet studies at the Freie Universität Berlin. She obtained bachelor’s degrees in communications and German studies from the University of Arizona. Dr. Bixby continues her education at the MIT Program in Innovation and Technology.