Faye Francy

Executive Director
Automotive Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC)

Automotive Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Auto-ISAC)
Executive Director (ED)

This ED position serves the global automotive industry through the analysis and sharing of trusted and timely cyber threat information about existing or potential cyber-related threats and vulnerabilities for on-road vehicle electronics and associated networks. Faye is actively engaged with private-sector stakeholders, partners and government agencies to facilitate information sharing and strengthen the industry's capability and capacity to detect, prevent, respond to, and mitigate disruptions related to the connected vehicle and supporting infrastructure. The responsibilities include developing, maintaining and executing a 2020 Vision that outlines strategic and operational priorities for the automotive industry. It is important to build and maintain key relationships with Chief Information Officers (CIOs), Chief Information Systems Officers (CISOs), Product Development leadership, and other executives across the automotive industry responsible for securing vehicles and connected infrastructure. The Auto-ISAC is a non-profit organization operating in Washington, D.C.

Previously Ms. Francy was the Aviation ISAC Executive Director. She held numerous leadership positions at Boeing, including Cyber ONE Leader, Director Enterprise Technologies, Phantom Works and Air Traffic Management before she retired from Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

Ms. Francy has a Bachelors Degree in Chemistry and Mathematics and Masters in Forensic Chemistry.

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