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Beth Apillanes LI

Beth Apillanes

Division Manager, Operations, Network & Cybersecurity - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory


Beth Apillanes is Division Manager for the Operations, Networking & Cybersecurity Division at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. In this role, Beth directs a multilevel matrixed organization that manages and maintains the laboratory's core infrastructure, an important enabler in the success of JPL's flight projects and technology tasks. Beth has extensive expertise in operations, project, and program management, consulting, strategic planning, and organizational change management. With a fierce commitment to customer service excellence, Beth has developed and fostered interdisciplinary teams to drive customer-focused outcomes.  Prior to JPL, Beth was Director of Strategy and Portfolio Management and Deputy CIO at The RAND Corporation. Beth holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles