Ms. Gassler is currently serving as the US Navy’s Project Overmatch Chief Engineer. Project Overmatch is the Naval contribution to Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2). In addition, she is also the Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare System (PEO IWS) Command and Control Directorate’s Technical Director.
She previously served as the Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) Branch Head within OPNAV’s Digital Warfare Office. There she was responsible for developing and implementing a scalable methodology to model the Echelon I level mission-based performance and information exchange requirements to achieve desired effects within each warfighting domain and to recommend program of record allocations to the resource sponsors. In that role, she was a contributor to the development of the OSD’s Digital Engineering Strategy and Navy’s Digital Strategy. Ms. Gassler served on the CNO’s Task Force Netted Navy in 2016, which resulted in the standup of the Digital Warfare Office.
In previous roles, Ms. Gassler served as the Chief Architect and the PEO-wide Technical Director at PEO IWS from 2015 – 2016 and the Deputy Program Manager for the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) 4.0.1 and Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IA/IB programs from 2011-2013. Her career started at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.
She was awarded the 2022 AFCEA Distinguished Award for Excellence in Engineering.
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