IT/CTO, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Soderstrom's mission is to identify and infuse new IT technologies into the environment at JPL, a NASA unit managed by the California Institute of Technology. Soderstrom has sponsored JPL's initiatives to bring secure social-networking, virtual-world, virtualization and cloud computing technologies into effective use at the NASA unit. He's a frequent producer and consumer of advanced collaboration and engineering tools and practices. Before joining JPL in 2003, Soderstrom served as director of Western operations for Raytheon Technical Services Co.