President
Cargo Airline Association
Reporter
The Washington Post
Lori Aratani is a transportation reporter at The Washington Post whose beat includes airlines, airpo...(read more)
Former Administrator
Federal Aviation Administration
Currently Randy Babbitt is the Principal Partner of Babbitt & Associates, LLC. This follows his reti...(read more)
CEO
Rocket Lab
Peter Beck is the founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Engineer of Rocket Lab, a leading laun...(read more)
President and CEO
Frontier Airlines
Former Administrator
Federal Aviation Administration
Former Administrator
NASA
Retired Marine Corps Major General Charles Frank Bolden Jr. was the Administrator of the National Ae...(read more)
Director
Smithsonian Air and Space Museum
Christopher Browne is the John and Adrienne Mars Director of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Spac...(read more)
President and CEO
Airports Council International - North America
Vice President, Flight Operations & System Chief Pilot
Delta Air Lines
Captain Patrick Burns is Vice President – Flight Operations & System Chief Pilot for Delta Air Lines...(read more)
President
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
In 2017, P. Barry Butler became the sixth president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Em...(read more)
President and CEO
The Boeing Company
David Calhoun is president and chief executive officer of The Boeing Company, a leading global aeros...(read more)
President and CEO
Airlines for America
Nicholas E. Calio is president and CEO of Airlines for America (A4A), the trade association for the ...(read more)
CEO and Founder
BETA Technologies
Kyle Clark is an aerospace engineer, pilot, and the founder and CEO of BETA Technologies, a Vermont-...(read more)
President and CEO
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Suzanne P. Clark is president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a directo...(read more)
Former Chairman and President
American Airlines
Director of the Aerospace and Solutions Business Unit
Amazon Web Services
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Clint Crosier is Director of the AWS Aerospace and Satellite business, established ...(read more)
President and CEO
Atlas Air Worldwide
John W. Dietrich is President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Air Worldwide, a $4 billion publi...(read more)
Chief of Government & External Relations
Axiom Space
Dr. Mary Lynne Dittmar directs Axiom’s work with state, federal, and international governments, acti...(read more)
Co-Founder and CEO
Universal Hydrogen
Paul is a leading aviation pioneer, having served as CTO of both Airbus and UTC, leading both compan...(read more)
Head of the Washington Office
European Space Agency
Sylvie Espinasse is the head of the European Space Agency (ESA) Office in Washington since January 2...(read more)
Space and Defense Correspondent
CNN
Kristin Fisher joined CNN in July 2021 as the network's Space and Defense Correspondent. In that rol...(read more)
President and CEO
Spirit AeroSystems
Of Counsel
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Hallett served for eight years as president and CEO of the Air Transport Association of America (now...(read more)

U.S. Marine Corps and First Female Blue Angels Pilot
Katie Cook is from Severna Park, Maryland, and graduated from W.T. Woodson High School in Fairfax, V...(read more)
Executive Chairman
Southwest Airlines
Gary Kelly is the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Southwest Airlines. Most recently,...(read more)
CEO
United Airlines Holdings, Inc.
Scott Kirby was appointed chief executive officer of United Airlines in 2020 just as United was faci...(read more)
Chairman and CEO
Airbus Americas, Inc.
Associate Administrator for Space Operations
NASA
Kathryn Lueders serves as the associate administrator of NASA’s Space Operations Mission Directorate...(read more)
Chairman and CEO
Seabury Capital Group LLC
Chief Economist
NASA
Alexander MacDonald is the Chief Economist at NASA. He was previously the Senior Economic Advisor in...(read more)
President of International and Space Stations
Voyager Space
Jeffrey Manber is President of International and Space Stations at Voyager Space. He also serves as ...(read more)
Deputy Associate Administrator for International and Interagency Relations
NASA
Meredith McKay serves as the Deputy Associate Administrator in the Office of International and Inter...(read more)
President and CEO
Embraer Commercial Aviation
President and CEO
Alaska Airlines
Ben Minicucci serves as chief executive officer and president of Alaska Air Group, the parent compan...(read more)
Partner
Pen Test Partners, Inc.
Ken is a founding partner at Pen Test Partners, a firm of ethical hackers with a keen interest in av...(read more)
Correspondent
CNN
Pete Muntean is a CNN correspondent based in Washington, D.C. A pilot and flight instructor, he cove...(read more)
President and CEO
Avianca Holdings S.A.
Adrian Neuhauser was named President and CEO of Avianca in April of 2021, after having joined the co...(read more)
Acting Administrator
Federal Aviation Administration
Billy Nolen was appointed acting FAA Administrator in April 2022. Previously, Nolen served as FAA’s ...(read more)
Former Deputy Assistant to the President and Executive Secretary of the National Space Council
Dr. Pace rejoined the faculty of the Elliott School of International Affairs in 2021 after serving a...(read more)
CEO
Thales North America
Since 2017, Alan Pellegrini has served as the CEO of Thales North America, leading the company's 6,0...(read more)
Vice-President, Space Program Policy
Canadian Space Agency
Mary Preville joined the Canadian Space Agency in 2016.  She is currently Vice-President, Space Prog...(read more)
Chief Sustainability Officer
The Boeing Company
Chris Raymond is the chief sustainability officer of The Boeing Company, senior vice president of Gl...(read more)
Senior Vice President for Cyber, Space, and National Security Policy
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Christopher D. Roberti is senior vice president at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and is responsible f...(read more)
President and CEO
Air Canada Corp.
Michael Rousseau was appointed Air Canada's President and Chief Executive Officer in February 2021. ...(read more)
Chief Communications Officer
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Michelle Russo joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce – the world’s largest advocacy organization for b...(read more)
Founder and CEO
Fly for the Culture
Courtland Savage is the founder of Fly for The Culture, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that prom...(read more)
CEO and Founder
Boom Supersonic
Blake Scholl founded Boom Supersonic in September 2014 with the goal of making high-speed travel mai...(read more)
Founder and Executive Chairman
FedEx Corporation
Born in 1944 in Marks, Mississippi, Frederick W. Smith, Yale College 1966, is the founder and Execut...(read more)
Program Executive
Commercial Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) Development Program, NASA
Misty Snopkowski is NASA’s program executive for the Commercial Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) Development pr...(read more)
CEO
Lufthansa Group
Under Secretary for Science and Research
Smithsonian
Dr. Ellen Stofan is the Under Secretary for Science and Research at the Smithsonian Institution. She...(read more)
CEO and Co-Founder
First Resonance
Karan is the CEO and Co-Founder of First Resonance, a venture-backed startup based in Downtown LA. K...(read more)
Editor-In-Chief
Air Transport World
Karen Walker is Group Air Transport Editor-in-Chief, Aviation Week Network, and Air Transport World ...(read more)
Vice President, Global Space Policy and Government Relations
Astroscale U.S.
Charity joined Astroscale U.S. in July 2019 as the VP of Global Space Policy and Government Relation...(read more)
Astronaut, Director of Human Space Flight
Axiom Space
With more than 35 years of experience in space and science, Peggy Whitson is an Axiom astronaut slat...(read more)