Ken Schreder

Vice President

Ken Schreder
Ken Schreder is  vice president, Surface Transportation and Critical Infrastructure for Rockwell Collins’ Information Management Services (IMS) business unit. In this role, Ken leads a team that provides services and product integration to the railroad, infrastructure security and cyber security sectors. These services include rail command and control suites, Positive Train Control (PTC) and custom development of nuclear power plant security and critical infrastructure cyber security products and services.
Schreder joined Rockwell Collins in 1988 and has held various positions of increasing responsibility.  Most recently he was Director of Strategic Programs for IMS. In this role, he was responsible for evaluating adjacent and new markets and converting innovations into long-term sustainable business results. Programs under his leadership included disaster communications solutions, satellite and cabin connectivity services and unmanned aerial vehicle operations.  Ken previously  led  the Networks and Managed Services (NAMS).
Prior to joining the IMS business unit, 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.