Rey N. Diaz is the Deputy Chief, Integration Office at NASA Kennedy Space Center (KSC). In that capacity, he provides leadership for KSC’s management systems and management’s focus on effective change management. Prior to this assignment, Dr. Diaz was the principal management advisor for KSC's Business Management System, responsible for providing the leadership across the Center for evolving, adapting and integrating existing business systems. Dr. Diaz led center-wide changes to develop the KSC Business Management System for all KSC civil service organizations. Since 1998, the implemented NASA KSC Business Management System attained and maintained full certification to the ISO 9001 standard. Diaz’s service with NASA began in 1983 in the KSC Payload Project Office as Launch Site Support Manager for Space Shuttle Payloads where he performed mission integration and payload support activities with coordination of KSC organizational elements involved in Shuttle mission processing. In 1987, Dr. Diaz became an Experiment Project Engineer for Space Shuttle Payloads on-board post- Challenger return to flight missions providing mission integration for experiment complements and conducting technical assessments to ensure flight readiness. In 1994 Dr. Diaz became the lead Payload Project Engineer serving as the expert consultant on Space Shuttle mission processing and assessment for flight readiness for the Spacelab Program, payload projects and integration of flight experiments. In that capacity Dr. Diaz participated in the planning, processing, and launch activities of several Shuttle missions. Dr. Diaz earned a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, a Master's degree in Engineering Management from the University of Central Florida and a doctorate in Industrial Engineering at the University of Central Florida.