Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University
Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University

Staff Profile

Joseph P. Elm

Joseph P. Elm

Program Integration Manager, Software Solutions Division

Key Responsibilities

Mr. Elm currently focuses on systems engineering research and on managing multi-disciplinary programs for the Software Solutions Division

Areas of expertise include systems engineering, engineering management, corporate management, project management, product development, and strategic planning

Professional Background

Mr. Elm has been a member of the SEI staff since 2001. He has held several positions there including CERT Strategic Projects Manager and Acquisition Support Program Acting Director.  He has an extensive background in systems engineering, product development, program management, corporate management, and government acquisition processes. He uses this experience to assist the Department of Defense and other US government agencies in improving their planning and execution of acquisition and development programs.

Prior to joining the SEI, Mr. Elm served as VP and General Manager of Carco Electronics, where he managed all activities of a division responsible for development, sales, and production of precision electro-mechanical equipment used for testing missile guidance and navigation equipment.

Before joining Carco Electronics, Mr. Elm served as Director of Commercial Appliance Products at Siebe Appliance Controls (now Invensys Controls), directing the activities of a department responsible for development and application of commercial appliance controls.

Preceding his work at Siebe, Mr. Elm held the position of Director of Operations in the Vehicle Control Systems Division at Union Switch & Signal. In this position, he directed Program Management, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Test for a newly formed division charged with providing safety-critical on-board locomotive electronics systems.

Mr. Elm is certified as an Expert Systems Engineering Professional by the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), and a Project Management Professional by the Project Management Institute (PMI). 




    Expert Systems Engineering Professional (ESEP), International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
    ,Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute (PMI)

Professional Memberships

  • National Defense Industrial Association, Vice Chair, Systems Engineering Division

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