Host: John Coykendall, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Presenters: Alan Brady, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Kim Crider, managing director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Brett Loubert, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
1.0 Overview CPE credit | Specialized Knowledge
The economics of space are much more compelling now than in the past. A combination of new and improved economics, infrastructure, and digital technologies could help drive the space sector toward exponential growth. How can companies see where future growth opportunities may exist and what it could take to capitalize on them? We’ll discuss:
- What key areas of space could be economically viable, drive growth and be more responsible, sustainable, and efficient
- How a collaborative approach could enable steady growth toward a self-sustaining industrial base in this ecosystem
Meet the speakers
John is the leader of Deloitte’s US and global Aerospace & Defense (A&D) practice. John has 25 years of consulting experience focusing on global companies with highly-engineered products in the A&D, Industrial Products and Automotive industries. John advises senior executives on driving impactful and sustained performance improvement, through both top-line growth and margin improvement initiatives. He has led large-scale transformation efforts to help businesses with strategic cost transformation and operations/supply chain initiatives. John has an undergraduate degree from Lafayette College in Business & Economics and Government & Law and an MBA from Duke University.
Alan is a principal with Deloitte Consulting serving leaders in the aerospace and industrial sectors. His work focuses on issues of growth, competitiveness, and productivity. His relevant experience in the space industry includes: Advising an avionics and satellite manufacturer on its inorganic growth strategy, developing a “string of pearls” acquisition path to build its digital capabilities and secure its growth platform Assisting a commercial launch services player in accelerating its development of an at-rate production system, building its manufacturing planning and execution capabilities Advising a leading defense technology company on commercial applications for its technologies, based on an assessment of its intellectual property portfolio He holds a bachelors from the University of Chicago and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Kim leads Deloitte's efforts to help clients across the Department of Defense leverage Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovation to achieve value and advantage in critical mission and business operations. She specializes in advising clients on the effective use of data, advanced analytics, and AI at scale to drive strategic insights and guide digital transformation to outpace competition. She is a also a Senior Fellow in the Deloitte AI Institute of Government, and a Board Director and advisor to several private and non-profit organizations. A retired USAF Major General, Kim served most recently served as the United States Space Force Chief Technology and Innovation Officer where she directed a $2.3B space Science and Technology portfolio, and $150M USSF digital transformation strategy. Prior to that, Kim was the Department of Air Force Chief Data Officer, establishing that office to lead the data management and analytic efforts across all Air and Space mission areas.
Brett is a principal in Deloitte Consulting LLP's Government & Public Services practice, focused on its work with the United States Air Force and Space Force. Brett also holds leadership positions in Deloitte’s Global Space Industry Services. Brett has more than 20 years of experience working with Government leaders in the defense, national security, and civilian sectors to engineer, modernize, and operate IT systems and services. He has overseen a series of strategic Space market studies for Space Force, NASA, State Government, Higher Education, and Global clients. Additionally, he has led the development and expansion of Deloitte's Space practice and related offerings. Prior to Deloitte, Brett was as an engineer and project manager for space systems at a large Defense contractor. Brett hold a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration, both from the University of Maryland.