Aviation Week & Space Technology

Aviation Week Workforce Initiative

Aviation Week & Space Technology

Ten years ago when Aviation Week extended its workforce study to capture data that would provide a more comprehensive, strategic view about the people who make up this industry, we had no idea how sophisticated the industry would become in applying data analytics to building a highly talented workforce ready for the future.
 
Through the Aviation Week Workforce Study, the industry can evaluate the strength of its ongoing learning programs, evaluate pay for a broad range of jobs as compared to other industries, send a more distinct demand signal to universities, colleges and institutions, and more accurately assess trends across multiple generations, job disciplines, and demographic groupings. The study also provides employees today and for tomorrow with the information needed to make career decisions.
 
In addition to strong partnerships with the Aerospace Industries Association and AIAA, we are particularly pleased this year to have two sponsors. Korn Ferry and PwC joined with us in January, bringing their expertise in terms of careers and data analytics to inform our overall process.

Advisory Boards

Executive Advisory Board

  • Jim Adams, VP and Partner, Strategy&/PwC
  • Aileen Alexander, Principal, Korn Ferry International
  • Joe Anselmo, Editor in Chief, Aviation Week
  • Marion Blakey, CEO, Aerospace Industries Association
  • Gene Fraser, Corporate VP Programs, Quality and Engineering, Northrop Grumman
  • Greg Hamilton, President, Aviation Week
  • Clarke Havener, Global Sector Leader-Aviation, Aerospace & Defense, Korn Ferry International
  • Ed Hoffman, Chief Knowledge Officer, NASA
  • Tom irvine, Managing Director, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Michael Madsen, President, Honeywell Defense & Space
  • Anthony M. Parasida, SVP HR & Administration, The Boeing Co.
  • Nik Shah, Principal, Workforce Analytics, PwC

 
University Advisory Board

  • Amr Elnashai, Dean College of Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
  • Michael Georgiopoulos, Dean College of Engineering, University of Central Florida
  • Jeff Goldberg, Dean College of Engineering, University of Arizona
  • Leah Jamieson, Dean College of Engineering, Purdue University
  • Jaime Peraire, Dept. Head and Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Darryl Pines, Dean College of Engineering, University of Maryland
  • Vigor Yang, Chair and Professor, Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

 
Young Professionals Advisory Board

  • Anne Karachi, NASA
  • Kim Hicks, The Boeing Co.
  • Andy Le, L-3 Communications
  • Matt Lorch, Rockwell Collins
  • Angie Ruiz, The Aerospace Corp.
  • Stephanie Watsek, Rolls-Royce

 

 

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Blogs
Mar 27, 2015
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U. S., Russian Astronauts Reach International Space Station for One Year Stay 6

"He will do great," predicted NASA astronaut Barry "Butch" Wilmore, who returned to Earth after 5 1/2 months on the ISS earlier this month. Wilmore watched Scott Kelly's lift off from NASA's Mission Control in Houston....More
Mar 26, 2015
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Open Skies Over Benelux And Germany

Cold War kids like me still remember the Open Skies treaty, the 1992 agreement by members of NATO and the then Warsaw Pact to allow observation flights over their territory as a confidence-building measure....More
Mar 26, 2015
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Pilot Report: Aviation Week Flies The Gripen (1999)

In 1999, Aviation Week's then Editor-in-Chief reported on the capabilities of the Saab Gripen. Read his pilot report....More
Mar 25, 2015
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Kepler Achievements Recognized by National Air and Space Museum

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Mar 24, 2015
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NavWeek: Semper Why 3

As the U.S. Marine Corps continues to tack back to its expeditionary core and the U.S. remains on course for its Asia-Pacific rebalance, the question of the force’s relevance is again coming to the fore....More
Mar 21, 2015
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SpaceX's Gwynne Shotwell Talks Raptor, Falcon 9, CRS-2, Satellite Internet and More 5

During a March 17 luncheon Shotwell touched on developments underway at the Hawthorne, California-based company....More
Mar 20, 2015
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Germany To Boost Defense Spending

Germany's finance minister says the pacifist nation must shoulder more military commitments in the coming years....More
Mar 19, 2015
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NASA's MAVEN Spacecraft Spots Martian Aurora, Unexplained Dust Cloud

"What's especially surprising about the aurora we saw is how deep in the atmosphere it occurs," said Arnaud Stiepen, a University of Colorado researcher....More

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