Ernest Wong

Technical Manager
Science and Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security

Ernest Wong currently serves as the PNT Technical Manager at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T). Ernest began working at DHS S&T as a technical SETA contractor in 2014 and later joined S&T as a federal employee. Ernest’s focus at S&T has been critical infrastructure security and resilience, initially with supporting S&T’s electric grid resiliency programs and later working on S&T’s projects for increasing the resilience of critical infrastructure against Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) vulnerabilities. He has worked PNT issues at S&T since 2015 and is one of the department’s technical PNT leads. In his role at DHS, Ernest is a member of various interagency working groups.

Before coming to DHS S&T, Ernest was an IT project manager delivering enterprise software solutions to the General Services Administration (GSA). Ernest holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Master of Public Policy from George Mason University.