PHILANTHROPIC FOUNDATION BOARD OF GOVERNORS
Laurie Haack ’79, ’06
Radar Software Product Line Manager
Laurie Haack has led efforts with Raytheon to support various College of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) initiatives. She has been the driving force behind the Women in Computer Science and Engineering program, the ECS Center for Cybersecurity, and the new Navigation, Controls, and Guidance Center. She is actively involved with ECS activities such as the ECS Leadership Council, ECS Professor for a Day, MS Software Engineering Advisory Board and more.
Haack, who earned a bachelor's degree in computer science, and a master's degree in software engineering, has enjoyed a 40-year career with Raytheon. She was the only female in her first undergraduate computer science course and was named “Best Master of Science” student in the first graduating class of the CSUF Software Engineering Master’s program. She was named as one of CSUF’s “50 Women of Distinction” for her career and life achievements. Laurie was also recognized in 2019 as a recipient of the CSUF Vision and Visionaries award. Laurie enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.