Mr. Mike Dietz – Event Chair
Mike has 20 years of experience in technology and leadership in the defense industry, mostly at Raytheon, but recently started at Lockheed Martin. He’s worked on products for Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines as well as Special Operations Command. He has worked in all phases of the product lifecycle from early development through production and sustainment. He’s worked on a wide array of military subsystems, obtaining exposure to numerous technical specialties on every level of integration…Read More
Mr. Rob Weis
Lockheed Martin, EVP, Retired
Robert F. Weiss is a thought leader in the Aeronautics, Defense, and Business Strategy space, with extensive business acumen experience and a proven ability to implement change and drive results. He is regarded as an inspirational leader and strategic visionary by his peers and mentees, and is regarded as an accomplished new business capture leader.
Mr Weiss retired from Lockheed Martin in December 2018 after serving in various leadership capacities……Read More
Dr. Scott Nichol
Scott works at the Department of State starting in 2017 where he is Present Washington D.C.Staff Advisor, Office of the Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS. He has also works at the Emergency Operations Proving Grounds in 2016 at Jacksboro, TX. Other assignments include:
Director of Academia at University of North Texas 2013 -2016 Professor Criminal Justice Dept.
Department of Homeland Security 2008 to 2014 Dallas, TX. Intelligence Officer
George W. Bush Administration 2004 – 2007Washington DC – Dallas, TX Assistant to the Press Secretary…Read More
Jeff Moses, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Mr. Jared Asplundh
Jared Asplundh is a Subcontract Administrator for Lockheed Martin. He has three years’ experience of Enterprise Resource Planning implementation to government entities. He is an active participant and board member to many veterans’ affairs groups in Dallas, including the Air Force Association—Seidel chapter and the Navy League. In 2012, he graduated Penn State University with three degrees in Supply Chain Management, German, and International Politics.
Mr. David Shaw – Director
David is a Co-Founder and Chief Commercialization Officer of Astrapi Corporation, a communications signal modulation company with offices in Dallas, TX and Washington, D.C. David’s efforts helped Astrapi win the Grand Prize for Astrapi at the SATELLITE 2017 Startup Space Pitch Competition and earn one of the “Most Promising Startup” awards at the FinSpace Summit for Satellite Finance in Paris. David also acted as the Astrapi Principal Investigator…Read More
Ms. Laurie Young – Board Advisor
Laurie A. Young is the Director of Competitive Intelligence, Competition Differentiation at Lone Star Analysis. She has been in the Competitive Intelligence field for over 30 years, working in
government and commercial industries. During her career, she supported over 500 competitive
engagements. Ms. Young is on the National SCIP Board of Advisors.
She has been the Chairman of the Dallas Chapter of Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) since 2014…Read More
Ms. Emily Kimmett – Director
Emily L. Kimmett has multi-industry experience as a Business and Proposal Development professional
with experience in test engineering, marketing, state lobbying, UAS programs, and project management.
In addition to performing all aspects of business development, she continues to work as a practitioner
directly supporting clients as a Color Team Reviewer and Trainer…Read More