Prior Speakers

UAS West 

DoD- Government – Industry

August 11-13, 2021 (Virtual)

Colin Carroll, Acting Chief Operations Officer of the U.S. Department of Defense Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC)

Capt Tamara Graham, Commander Naval Air Forces, Force Requirements Director (N8), 

Todd Smith, Deputy Project Manager, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Program Executive Office, Aviation

Col Nathan Diller Keynote, AF

Colonel Nathan Diller, USAF, Director, AFWERX

David M. Breede, Program Executive Officer (PEO) for Special Reconnaissance (SR), HQ US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)

Colonel Greg Soulé, USA, Director of Acquisition & Resources, Joint Counter-small UAS Office (JCO)

Capt. Chad Reed, USN, Program Manager, Unmanned Carrier Aviation (PMA-268)

Capt (USN-ret) George Galdorisi, Director of Strategic Assessments and Technical Futures for the NIWC Pacific

Tom Costello, Chief Commercial Officer,  Inmarsat Government

Graham Drozeski, Vice President of Government Programs, Aurora Flight Sciences

Ron Stearns, Business Development, Aerospace & Defense, Robotics and Unmanned Systems

Michael Tall, Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Pacific Battlespace Awareness Portfolio Manager


Commander (USN-ret) Brant Brockett, NIWC Pacific Flight Experimentation Director

Philip Moylan, Director, Cyber Solutions, Viasat, Inc.

Wayne Prender is SVP of Air Systems, Textron Systems

Dr. Wendy Okolo, Associate Project Manager, NASA Ames Research Center

Lt Col Kevin Grenier, USAF, Director of Staff, 432d Air Expeditionary Wing, Creech AFB

Dr. Riddick, Director of Strategic Initiatives, DEVCOM, Army Research Laboratory

Matthew Balderree, Chief Test Pilot, Idaho National Laboratory

Colonel Alex “Fidel” Castro, USAF, Div, Chief, USCENTCOM, J38 Integrated Air and Missile Defense/Counter UAS

Curtis Wilson, Director, Mission Architecture, Mission Payloads & Exploitation (MPEx), General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.


David Fulcher, Director, Air and Marine Operations, National Air Security Operations Center, Grand Forks Customs and Border Protection (DHS)

Mike Lyons, Business Development Lead, Global Hawk Program, Northrop Grumman Corporation

Lt Colonel Steven Mwesigwa, USAF, Commander, 492nd, Attack Squadron


Dr. Kyleanne Hunter, PhD, Dir., Strategic Warfare Center


Lt Col Christopher Gausepohl, USAF, Dept, Deputy Dir., Strategy & Warfare Center

Natasha Durkins, Dir., Policy, Mission Support Services, Air
Traffic Org., and Gary Miller, Dir., System Ops Security, FAA