We sat down with Joe Jarzombek to discuss “The Cost of Poor Software Quality in the U.S.: A 2020 Report” and its implications for aerospace and defense organizations. Jarzombek is the director of government and critical infrastructure programs at Synopsys and a certified secure software life cycle professional. He has 30+ years of experience with defense agencies, military services, and the defense industry. A retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Colonel, he served in U.S. space programs, electronic warfare, and aerospace-embedded computer resources. He later served in the U.S. Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). He also serves on standards bodies and the Governing Board of the Consortium for Information and Software Quality (CISQ).