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Jeff Stanley

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Mr. Jeff Stanley is a senior executive with over 35 years of experience as an engineer and program manager. He is a former US Air Force ( ) chief engineer responsible for the oversight of all aspects of safety and technical integrity of products and services. In this role, he oversaw technical direction, led risk and opportunity management processes, and ensured all products met performance and airworthiness requirements. As the Science & Technology ( ) Executive, Mr. Stanley directed the ’s cutting-edge $5B investment portfolio. He is a recognized subject matter expert (SME) in all aspects of weapon system cybersecurity, mission systems, digital engineering, and

Significant Career Accomplishments 

  • Led and directed the cybersecurity of weapon systems and established/directed the Cyber Resiliency of Weapon Systems (CROWS) program office. Conducted full risk management framework across 50 systems comprised of table-top, red team, blue team, static analysis, penetration testing, and risk evaluation. 

  • Led enterprise digital engineering transformation of the acquisition and system engineering process. Established a cloud-based engineering enterprise environment to allow the US Government and its industry partners to collaborate virtually via model-based tools. Enabled dramatic decrease in time to market and development and test costs. 

  • Developed the 2030 strategy. Co-chaired the Capability Development Council responsible for game changing investments. Led key prototyping initiatives in hypersonics, unmanned autonomy, joint command and control, artificial intelligence (AI), and agile software development. 

  • Led the mission systems development for F-35. Responsible for the development of the architecture and maturation of hardware and software systems across ground and flying laboratories. 

  • Led the life cycle management of multiple ACAT I, II, and II programs through development and sustainment and former executive responsible for all air and space signal intelligence programs valued at over $4B. 

Key Positions 

  • Deputy Assistant Secretary (Science, Technology and Engineering), SAF/AQ 

  • Deputy Director, ISR & Requirements Directorate, HQ AFMC/A2/5 

  • Chief, Special Operations Forces/Personnel Recovery, AFLCMC/WIS 

  • Director, Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Programs, AFLCMC/WI 

  • F-35 Mission Systems Lead, JPO, Arlington VA 

Education 

  • MS, Strategic Studies, Air War College, Air University 

  • MBA, Management, University of Dayton 

  • BS, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Ohio University 

  • Amazon Cloud Practitioner Essentials 

  • Enterprise Leadership, University of North Carolina 

  • Program Manager & Executive Course, Defense Acquisition University 

  • Business Process Reengineering, Hammer and Co. 

Jeff Stanley

Mr. Jeff Stanley is a senior executive with over 35 years of experience as an engineer and program manager. He is a former US Air Force ( ) chief engineer responsible for the oversight of all aspects of safety and technical integrity of products and services. In this role, he oversaw technical direction, led risk and opportunity management processes, and ensured all products met performance and airworthiness requirements. As the Science & Technology ( ) Executive, Mr. Stanley directed the ’s cutting-edge $5B investment portfolio. He is a recognized subject matter expert (SME) in all aspects of weapon system cybersecurity, mission systems, digital engineering, and

Significant Career Accomplishments 

  • Led and directed the cybersecurity of weapon systems and established/directed the Cyber Resiliency of Weapon Systems (CROWS) program office. Conducted full risk management framework across 50 systems comprised of table-top, red team, blue team, static analysis, penetration testing, and risk evaluation. 

  • Led enterprise digital engineering transformation of the acquisition and system engineering process. Established a cloud-based engineering enterprise environment to allow the US Government and its industry partners to collaborate virtually via model-based tools. Enabled dramatic decrease in time to market and development and test costs. 

  • Developed the 2030 strategy. Co-chaired the Capability Development Council responsible for game changing investments. Led key prototyping initiatives in hypersonics, unmanned autonomy, joint command and control, artificial intelligence (AI), and agile software development. 

  • Led the mission systems development for F-35. Responsible for the development of the architecture and maturation of hardware and software systems across ground and flying laboratories. 

  • Led the life cycle management of multiple ACAT I, II, and II programs through development and sustainment and former executive responsible for all air and space signal intelligence programs valued at over $4B. 

Key Positions 

  • Deputy Assistant Secretary (Science, Technology and Engineering), SAF/AQ 

  • Deputy Director, ISR & Requirements Directorate, HQ AFMC/A2/5 

  • Chief, Special Operations Forces/Personnel Recovery, AFLCMC/WIS 

  • Director, Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Programs, AFLCMC/WI 

  • F-35 Mission Systems Lead, JPO, Arlington VA 

Education 

  • MS, Strategic Studies, Air War College, Air University 

  • MBA, Management, University of Dayton 

  • BS, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Ohio University 

  • Amazon Cloud Practitioner Essentials 

  • Enterprise Leadership, University of North Carolina 

  • Program Manager & Executive Course, Defense Acquisition University 

  • Business Process Reengineering, Hammer and Co.