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Steven Hofmann

Department of Defense (DoD)
Senior Technology Advisor to NextGen

Mr. Steven Hofmann is DoD Senior Tech Advisor to NextGen, charged with advancing aviation security/cyber security in concert with the National Security Council, DHS, DOT, and FAA.

Previously, led his own consulting firm provided highly specialized advice on implementing advanced technology solutions for global military/civil aviation and international supply chain operations/planning. 

A retired AF Colonel, serving key roles in CIO; Flight Test; & C5 “Galaxy” Chief Flight Examiner; H3 Combat Search & Rescue Instructor (credited with saving 78 lives); and Commander training over 300 USAF/International pilots.

A life-long aviator, earning Private Certificate in 1978, now holds FAA ATP & CFII ratings in Single/Multi-Engine Aircraft & Rotorcraft with over 8000 hours, including 2000 as a flight instructor.