INCOSE recognizes efforts and achievements of a person(s) who has been instrumental in influencing the acceptance, adoption, and implementation Systems Engineering. They have had a significant effect on influencing decision-makers, markets, industries and/or cultures to recognize the value of systems engineering and adopt or significantly increase the usage of Systems Engineering.

Systems Engineering Influencer Award Recipients

Year Recipient Award Citation


Yogananda V. "Yoga" Jeppu

For his significant contributions and community outreach in adoption of systems modeling and model-based systems engineering in industry and academia in India.


Kevin L. Weinstein

For his leadership in promoting the business value of systems engineering throughout Booz Allen Hamilton by promoting INCOSE certifications for staff, and inserting digital engineering practices in large billion dollar programs.



For his pioneering efforts and significant contributions in the field of systems engineering in Spain and Norway, influencing its adoption and dissemination when it was a virtually unknown discipline in both countries.


Kristen Baldwin

For her leadership in influencing the acceptance, adoption, and implementation of systems engineering in the DoD community, and as a major contributor and advocate for INCOSE initiatives and the formation of the DOD SERC.

Contact Us