Kate Ambrose Sereno
Kate Ambrose Sereno is a technical analyst in the SEI Emerging Technology Center. Ambrose Sereno combines creative thinking with an ability to comprehend the dynamics of complex systems to address real world challenges. In this role, she identifies the state of current practice, key gap areas and potential technology solutions for government and private sector needs. Currently, she has established partnerships with industry collaborators to elicit technological and programmatic gaps in big data analytics for cyber intelligence.
Ambrose Sereno previously served as the Program Operations Director for the Acquisition Support Program Leadership Team, where she developed and managed processes and performance measures for project and program management and control, resource planning and development. She has provided technical leadership and oversight for SEI deliverables in areas spanning the software and acquisition domains including
• Requirements development and management
• Risk Management
• ERP systems modernization and convergence
• Evaluation and analysis criteria
• Acquisition strategy and process development
• Independent technical assessments
• Performance benchmarks development
Prior to joining the SEI, Ambrose Sereno was a research analyst specializing in business intelligence and investigations for two international risk consulting companies and was a development research analyst in the institutional advancement office of Carnegie Mellon University.
Ambrose Sereno is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Information Technology with an emphasis in Information Security and Assurance at CMU. She sings professionally with the Pittsburgh Opera Chorus and is a member of the American Guild of Musical Artists.
Publications (recent or significant)
- CMU/SEI-2004-TN-002: A Roadmap of Risk Diagnostic Methods: Developing an Integrated View of Risk Identification and Analysis Techniques. Williams, Ambrose, Bentrem, September 2004
- CMU/SEI-2004-TN-013: Risk Based Diagnostics. Williams, Ambrose, Bentrem, Merendino September 2004.
- Why Not Network Centric Acquisition? Monarch, Sisti, Capell, Blanchette, Ambrose, Conference on the Acquisition of Software-Intensive Systems, January 2004.