She brings to the board over two decades of leadership experience in the defense industry, Fortress said Tuesday.
“With Dr. Porter aboard, Fortress will expand its next-generation supply chain security technology desperately needed by our armed forces and critical infrastructure,” said Alex Santos, co-founder and CEO of Fortress.
Porter noted that Fortress has been adopting zero trust to protect supply chains and she looks forward to helping the company ensure supply chain security amid threats posed by foreign adversaries.
The LogiQ co-founder previously served as executive vice president of In-Q-Tel, director of IQT Labs and president of Teledyne Scientific & Imaging.
Her government career included time as director of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, associate administrator for the aeronautics research mission directorate at NASA and program manager and senior scientist at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.