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

Director's Office

The Director's Office (DO) provides strategic direction and leadership to achieve the SEI vision of leading and advancing software and cybersecurity to solve the nation's toughest problems.

The DO ensures that SEI technical, business development, transition, and operations staff receive support to conduct a rigorous research program and provide outstanding service to SEI customers.

The DO ensures efficient and effective Institute operations and maintains good relations with key governance boards in the Office the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU).

In addition, the DO leads SEI efforts to communicate in a timely way with the Board of Visitors, Technical Advisory Group, Joint Advisory Committee–Executive Group, and other OSD and CMU oversight groups.


Learn more

Read the Director's Message from our Director and CEO Dr. Paul Nielsen.