Meet the Hypersonic Weapons Speakers

Event Chairman


Major General (Ret.) John Horner
Major General (Ret.) John Horner
Director
Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems

2020 Speakers


The Honorable Ellen M. Lord
The Honorable Ellen M. Lord
Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment
Office of the Secretary of Defense
General Timothy Ray
General Timothy Ray
Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command
Secretary of the Air Force
Mike E. White, SES
Mike E. White, SES
Assistant Director, Hypersonics
Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering
Robert K. Strider, SES
Robert K. Strider, SES
Deputy Director, Army Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office
Secretary of the Army
Mr. Robert W. Thomas, Jr., SES
Mr. Robert W. Thomas, Jr., SES
DJ8 Deputy Director, Capability and Resource Integration
United States Strategic Command
Dr. Yvette Weber, SES
Dr. Yvette Weber, SES
Associate Deputy Assistant Director, Science, Technology & Engineering
Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition and Logistics
Dr. Knox Millsaps, SES
Dr. Knox Millsaps, SES
Director, Division of Aerospace Science, Air Warfare and Weapons
Office of Naval Research
Dr. Russ Cummings
Dr. Russ Cummings
Managing Director, DoD HPCMP Hypersonic Vehicle Simulation Institute
United States Air Force Academy
Scott Morton
Scott Morton
DoD HPCMP CREATE Air Vehicles Project Manager
US Army ERDC Information Technology Laboratory
Dr. Alex Roesler
Dr. Alex Roesler
Deputy Director, Integrated Military Systems
Strike & Aerospace Systems, Sandia National Laboratories
Dr. Ivett Leyva
Dr. Ivett Leyva
Program Officer, Engineering and Complex Systems
Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Air Force Research Laboratory
Roger Garay
Roger Garay
Enterprise Portfolio Analyst
Defense Technical Information Center
Dr. Joe Bonivel, Jr.
Dr. Joe Bonivel, Jr.
Subject Matter Expert
Defense Technical Information Center
Dr. Rodney Bowersox
Dr. Rodney Bowersox
Department Head of Aerospace Engineering
Texas A&M University
Dr. Graham Candler
Dr. Graham Candler
Associate Department Head, Aerospace Engineering & Mechanics Department
University of Minnesota
Dr. Phillip Ligrani
Dr. Phillip Ligrani
Eminent Scholar in Propulsion, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University of Alabama at Huntsville
Dr. Thomas Corke
Dr. Thomas Corke
Director, Hypersonic Systems Initiative
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame
Austin K. Yamada
Austin K. Yamada
President & CEO, The University of Arizona Applied Research Corporation
Former DASD, Special Operations and Combating Terrorism, Office of the Secretary of Defense
Tom Karako
Tom Karako
Senior Fellow, International Security Program and Director, Missile Defense Project
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
Erin Riley Kocourek
Erin Riley Kocourek
Director
Raytheon
Eric R. Scherff
Eric R. Scherff
Vice President, Hypersonic Strike Programs
Lockheed Martin Space
Douglas R. Graham
Douglas R. Graham
Vice President, Advanced Programs Development
Lockheed Martin Space
Scott Stanfield
Scott Stanfield
Director, Strategic Programs
Dynetics, a Leidos Company