“We’re excited to have Pete join the SAE ITC team,” said Laurie Strom, Executive Vice
President & Chief Operating Officer of SAE ITC. “He brings a wealth of experience
leading complex efforts in the U.S. military, State Department, and interagency that we
hope to leverage to expand and improve the value SAE ITC brings to our members.
Pete’s international experience, government-relations skills, engineering management
training and pilot’s first-hand experience makes him a great addition to our team.”
Doty will be based in the Washington DC metropolitan area and his duties will include
developing, maintaining, and expanding key relationships with organizations involved in
many different sectors of industry, including Aerospace, Automotive, Ground Vehicle,
Naval, Space, and others as applicable. On the Aerospace side, he is particularly
excited to be supporting ARINC Industry Activities program in its outreach to new
members and sponsors. On the automotive side, he is excited to provide a DC
connection for the Defense Automotive Technologies Consortia (DATC). He is also
looking forward to supporting both commercial industry and military in exploring
optimized approaches for management of dual use standard parts.
Prior to joining SAE ITC, Doty was a colonel in the U.S. Air Force officer with a career
spanning over 26 years. His most recent position was as the Deputy Director of the
interagency Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell leading overseas recovery of hostages for
the U.S. government. Doty held command and leadership positions in operations and
staff assignments in special operations, personnel recovery, and international security
policy. A former military fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies,
Doty also was the Director of the Office of International Security Operations, Bureau of
Political-Military Affairs, U.S. State Department. He is a rated command pilot having
flown both helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.
Doty has a Masters in Systems Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology,
a Masters in Engineering Management from West Coast University, and a Bachelors in
Aeronautical Engineering from the United States Air Force Academy.