Mary Galvin is our Vice President of Engineering and focused on growing Ursa’s innovation in Cyber Security, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. Mary previously served in technical and customer-facing roles at Northrop Grumman, Basis Technology, SRA International, MarkLogic, and LexisNexis, supporting both the Department of Defense and the Central Intelligence Agency. Mary’s expertise includes Big Data, Natural Language Processing (NLP), entity/identity resolution, machine translation, foreign language search, cybersecurity, and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).
She holds a M.S. in Information Systems Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and B.S. in Computer Engineering from Villanova University. She has also taken several extended learning courses in Arabic and Chinese.
Mary volunteers with Girls in Technology (GIT), a DC-based organization that encourages girls in the 6th through 12th grade to pursue careers in STEM. She also volunteers with Villanova’s entrepreneurship program, helping undergraduate students from her alma mater understand the practical aspects to their entrepreneurial studies.