Deputy Executive Director and Chief Information Officer, LA World Airports
Aura Moore was appointed Deputy Executive Director and Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) in July 2016. She oversees day-to-day Information Technology operations and serves as top technology infrastructure and systems leader for LAWA’s three airports: Los Angeles International (LAX), LA/Ontario International, and Van Nuys general aviation.
Moore draws from a public service career of over 20 years at agencies throughout the City of Los Angeles. Her previous positions with LAWA included Network Infrastructure Program Manager, IT Project Management Director and Deputy CIO. She also served as Interim CIO prior to her appointment.
As Deputy CIO, Moore created the Office of Airport Technology and Business Systems, a group tasked with strengthening LAWA’s security, business and airport
operations through efficiently delivering large-scale airport technology projects. During her tenure as Interim CIO, she expanded her focus to enhancing the guest experience through implementing self-service technologies and establishing partnerships designed to improve passenger processing.
Moore is credited with modernizing technology infrastructure throughout the LAX campus, where she consolidated surveillance systems and expanded coverage for enhanced security and safety. She also worked to replace manual processes with new systems that have improved airport operational efficiencies.
Moore earned a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from California State University, Long Beach.
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