PAE ISR today announced the appointment of Chris Corgnati as Chief Operating Officer (COO). With 25-plus years of executive and operational leadership in naval aviation, Corgnati is a recognized expert in the development, acquisition and integration of unmanned systems.
“Appointing Chris as COO of PAE ISR reflects PAE’s commitment to growth in unmanned aerial systems,” said PAE President of the National Security Solutions business unit Chico Moline. “His unique experience in Naval Aviation and the National Airspace System is a strength for PAE ISR and will guide their continued success.”
Prior to PAE ISR, Corgnati was Vice President of the NASA and Department of Defense programs at Crown Consulting. Earlier in his career, Corgnati was the Director of ISR Capabilities for the Chief of Naval Operations, the United States Head of Delegation for the NATO Joint Capability Group on Unmanned Aerial Systems, and the Director of Homeland Defense Air and Maritime Policy for the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
Corgnati holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management from Villanova University and a Master’s of Science in Information Technology Management from Naval Postgraduate School.
PAE ISR LLC a joint venture of PAE, American Operations Corporation (AOC), and Battlespace Flight Services, LLC (BFS), that provides intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance solutions and services to U.S. government agencies, NATO and other international organizations. As a lead systems integrator and full service provider for unmanned aerial systems, PAE ISR has significant experience in system integration, test and evaluation, operations and maintenance, logistics, training, deployment support, and leased UAS services.