Amy Hopkins is director of Strategy for Phantom Works within Boeing Defense, Space & Security. Named to this position in April 2017, she leads the team responsible for providing strategic direction across the Phantom Works portfolio. In this capacity, she also directs the efforts of the Virtual Warfare Centers, Boeing’s premiere modeling, simulation and experimentation capability, to engage customers and understand their most pressing needs and challenges.
Prior to this position, Hopkins led the strategic campaign-level and technical modeling and analysis for the aerospace sector at Northrop Grumman Corporation. She has also held a variety of positions in both Executive and Legislative branches. As a professional staff member of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, she served as budget authorizor for the General Defense Intelligence, Military Intelligence and Foreign Counter Intelligence programs.
As the Special Assistant to Vice Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, she was responsible for managing all high-priority acquisition, intelligence, operational, policy and legislative efforts. Hopkins was also the U.S. Pacific Command Chief for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaisance Plans, Policy and Strategy after beginning her career with the Defense Intelligence Agency and serving in staff roles for both the Senator and Governor of Delaware’s office.
Hopkins received her Bachelor of Arts in international relations from Old Dominion University and a Master of Arts in national security policy studies from George Washington University. She is currently a member of the Board of Directors for Women in Aerospace and the Industry Advisory Board for Old Dominion University.