Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University
Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University

Staff Profile

Jan Philpot

Principal Strategic Initiatives Project Manager & Team Lead Industry Programs

Key Responsibilities

Jan Philpot is a Principal Member of the Operations Staff in the Strategic Initiatives Division at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) where she is responsible for providing strategic insights, options and direction to aid in the development of multi-channel initiatives for existing and potential Institute relationships.

Prior to her current position, Jan managed the Industry team. The team consisted of Business Development, Partner Network, SEI-Europe, Certification, and the Events, Conferences and Trade Show teams, responsible for outreach to US Industry and International collaborators.  Jan also had direct responsibility for customer liaison and funding for CERT. 

Professional Background

Before joining the SEI, Jan established a self-funded office automation consulting business managing up to twenty concurrent clients and created a state-of-the-art office automation facility for a Fortune 200 company.

Jan holds an Associate Degree in Business from Robert Morris University with relevant graduate level coursework taken throughout her career.


Jan works across team to develop customer engagements that provide funding, collaboration, and transition partnerships to benefit the Department of Defense and other federal government organizations while leveraging the SEI Strategic Plan.


  • Associates AA

Professional Memberships

  • NDIA
  • Association of the United States Army

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