Sonya Sepahban

CEO, OurOffice

Sonya Sepahban is a business leader, investor, and board member. She is currently CEO of the tech-enabled system solution to Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging called OurOffice.

OurOffice is the first fully integrated technology platform for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging. Using OurOffice, organizations can get better results faster with comprehensive analytics, relevant benchmarks, self-serve toolkit of their best practice and resources, expert suggestions and vetted recommendations, shared experiences through storytelling, and planning for alignment and action.

Sepahban served as Senior Vice President of Engineering Design and Development at General Dynamics Land Systems Inc. She held responsibility for all GDLS products developed for governmental and commercial customers worldwide.

At Northrop Grumman, she served as Head of Mission Excellence within the Space Technology sector. Sepahban held numerous leadership positions with Northrop Grumman Space Technology, including as the Senior Vice President and Chief Engineer; Vice President of Systems Engineering; Vice President and Chief Technology Officer; and Vice President and Deputy General Manager of Engineering. She served as Vice President of System Engineering of Space Technology. Sepahban was responsible for developing and implementing overall system engineering strategy. Sepahban served as Vice President and Deputy of Technology Development and Vice President and Deputy General Manager of Engineering. Previously, Ms. Sepahban served as Vice President and Deputy of Technology Development, where she was responsible for identifying, developing and acquiring the Space Technology sector's broad base of strategic technologies, including those involved in space exploration initiatives.

At NASA's Johnson Space Center, Sepahban worked on programs such as the Space Shuttle, the International Space Station from 1989 to 1997 and the Crew Rescue Vehicle during a 10-year career there.

Ms. Sepahban has been an Independent Director of Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc, and serves as a Board of Directors member at Genomenon, Inc. and the Cranbrook Institute of Science. Ms. Sepahban earned Bachelor's degrees in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University and Political Science from the Institute of Political Science; Master's degree in Chemical Engineering from Rice University; and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston.