Director, Aerospace and Satellite Solutions at Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Retired US Air Force/Space Force 2-star General with 33 years of experience in the space mission while leading large, complex, and dynamic organizations around the world. Active TS/SCI with CI polygraph and Special Access.
– Leading AWS’s newest business unit, focused specifically on fueling innovation in the space domain and solving customers’ toughest mission challenges. Responsible for providing secure, flexible, scalable, and cost-efficient cloud solutions such as high performance computing, post-data processing, edge computing, autonomous operations, machine learning, and artificial intelligence to propel the future space enterprise. Leverages a team of space and cloud experts to help commercial and government customers build satellites, conduct space and launch operations, and re-image space exploration by employing innovative new space/cloud technologies.
– Extensive experience in national security management, legislative affairs, foreign government relations, requirements, resource management, operations, intelligence, strategy and planning.
– Specific experience in joint space operations, space control, space launch, missile warning, missile defense, satellite operations, cyber operations, and joint warfighter integration. Direct interaction with US and foreign senior government officials around the globe.
– Specific skills in team building, leadership, strategic planning, budgeting, program management, public speaking.