Meet the Hypersonic Weapons Speakers

Event Chairman


Erin Riley Kocourek
Erin Riley Kocourek
Senior Director, Hypersonics Campaign
Raytheon Missiles and Defense, a Business of Raytheon Technologies

2021 Speakers


General Glen D. VanHerck
General Glen D. VanHerck
Commander
North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command
Rear Admiral Tom Druggan
Rear Admiral Tom Druggan
Program Executive, Sea-Based Weapons Systems
Missile Defense Agency
Mike E. White, SES
Mike E. White, SES
Principal Director, Hypersonics
Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering
Ms Marcia Holmes
Ms Marcia Holmes
Deputy Director for Hypersonics, Directed Energy, Space and Rapid Acquisition
Army Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office, US Army
Geoff WIlson
Geoff WIlson
Hypersonic Test Lead PM Test & Evaluation/Science & Technology (T&E/S&T) Program
Test Resource Management Center
Dr. Gillian Bussey
Dr. Gillian Bussey
Director, Joint Hypersonics Transition Office
Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering
Colonel Garry A. Haase
Colonel Garry A. Haase
Director, Munitions Directorate & Commander, Eglin Research Site
Air Force Research Laboratory
Colonel Douglas Creviston
Colonel Douglas Creviston
Commander, 96 Operations Group
Eglin AFB FL
Colonel Corey "Lite'nin" Beaverson
Colonel Corey "Lite'nin" Beaverson
Director, OSD R&E Global Capability Programs
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, Research & Engineering
Roy Donelson
Roy Donelson
Executive Director, Strategic Engagement Systems, Strategic Missile Defense
Raytheon Missiles & Defense
Captain Gregory Zettler
Captain Gregory Zettler
Conventional Prompt Strike Program Director
Strategic Systems Program, US Navy
Chris Michienzi, Ph.D. (ST)
Chris Michienzi, Ph.D. (ST)
Chief Technology Officer
DASD, Industrial Policy and Office of the Under Secretary for Acquisition and Sustainment
Dr. George Kailiwai III
Dr. George Kailiwai III
Director, Requirements and Resources (J8)
USINDOPACOM
Dr. Eric Marineau
Dr. Eric Marineau
Code 351, Aviation, Force Projection and Integrated Defense Program Officer, Hypersonics
Office of Naval Research
J. McCarrick, Ph.D.
J. McCarrick, Ph.D.
Associate Program Director for Strategic Partnership Programs, Weapon Technologies & Engineering Program
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Scott Morton
Scott Morton
DoD HPCMP CREATE Air Vehicles Project Manager
US Army ERDC Information Technology Laboratory
Patrick Shaffer
Patrick Shaffer
Senior Engineer, Naval Surface Warfare Center
Naval Sea Systems Command
Sarah Popkin
Sarah Popkin
Program Officer
Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
Keith Bradley, Ph. D.
Keith Bradley, Ph. D.
Director, National Security Programs
Argonne National Laboratory
Isaiah Blankson
Isaiah Blankson
Senior Technologist for Hypersonics at NASA Glenn Research Center
NASA
Dr. Russell Cummings
Dr. Russell Cummings
Director, Hypersonic Vehicle Simulation Institute
United States Air Force Academy
Colonel (Ret.) Ross Guieb
Colonel (Ret.) Ross Guieb
Executive Director Bush Combat Development Complex
The Texas A&M University System
Rodney Bowersox
Rodney Bowersox
Department Head of Aerospace Engineering, Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering; Ford I Professor of Aerospace Engineering
Texas A&M University
David W. Hahn
David W. Hahn
Craig M. Berge Dean, College of Engineering, Professor and Eminent Scholar, Professor of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering
The University of Arizona
Tom Karako
Tom Karako
Senior Fellow, International Security Program and Director, Missile Defense Project
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS
Dr. Iain Boyd
Dr. Iain Boyd
Director, Center for National Security Initiatives; Director, Hypersonic Vehicles Interdisciplinary Research Team
University of Colorado
Vishal Giare
Vishal Giare
Mission Area Executive for Air & Missile Defense
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Dr. Frank Fresconi
Dr. Frank Fresconi
Lead, Essential Research Program on Long Range Precision Fires
Army Research Laboratory