Michael W. Wynne

Former Secretary of the Air Force

Mr. Wynne currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the George Mason University Critical Infrastructure Protection Program, and as a Director on the Air Force Academy Endowment Board.

He is Chairman of Hackproof Technologies; a Cyber Security Company. He is a member of the Board of VT Systems Inc., and a Strategic Advisor to M-International Corp. and Chair of two Subsidiaries, The Battelle Memorial Institute as well as MITRE Corp.

He was the 21st Secretary of the Air Force, and before that the Undersecretary for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics in the office of the Secretary of Defense both spanning 2001 to 2008.

He graduated from West Point in 1966, and has advanced degrees both in Business (MBA) from the University of Colorado, and in Engineering (MSEE) from the Air Force Institute of Technology. He is a graduate of the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Business School.

He served in the Air Force for seven years, finishing as Assistant Professor of Astronautics at the Air Force Academy. He contributed to the AC/130 Spectre Gunship. He spent three years with Lockheed Martin Corporation as the General Manager for Space Launch, and 23 years with General Dynamics working in aircraft, armored vehicles, and in their Corporate Offices, serving as President of their Space Division participating in its sale to Martin Marietta. He retired as Senior Vice president from General Dynamics.

He was a partner in the Nextgen Investment fund and Chairman of two small internet based technology companies prior to entering government service in 2001.