Ken Schreder is vice president of Strategic Programs for Rockwell Collins’ Information Management Services (IMS) business. In this role, he is responsible for evaluating adjacent and new markets and converting innovations into long-term sustainable business results. Programs under his leadership include disaster communications solutions, satellite and cabin connectivity services and unmanned aerial vehicle operations.
Schreder joined Rockwell Collins in 1988 and has held various positions of increasing responsibility. Most recently he was Managing Director of Networks and Managed Services (NAMS) for IMS. In this role, he had responsibility for the overall management of NAMS including setting the organization’s strategic direction and overseeing its business plan.
Prior to joining the IMS organization, Schreder led the corporate team that managed the integration effort for the $1.4B acquisition of ARINC in December 2013. The integration team was made up of employees across the company and all functional areas of the business. During his career, he has also served in a number of leadership roles in the company’s Simulation & Training and Government Systems business units.
Schreder has a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Louis University and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Iowa. He is a member of the National Defense Industrial Association, the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, the Army Aviation Association of America, the Association of the United States Army, and Virginia and Loudoun County Chambers of Commerce. Schreder has over 28 years of service with Rockwell Collins.