Senior Industrial Policy Analyst, US Air Force
- Engineering, Science & Technology
Describe your usual work environment:
High-security Military Facility.
Please provide a brief description of your job:
I assess the technical and commercial merit of Advanced Air Mobility vehicle designs, and develop models of the emerging AAM supply chain to identify potential barriers to scaling the industry.
What made you decide to pursue your chosen career path?
Working on Advanced Air Mobility is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a truly revolutionary series of technological breakthroughs.
What are the three key skills that are required for your job?
Intellectual curiosity, familiarity with a broad range of emerging tech, ability to build and maintain MANY relationships.
What would you say is the biggest misconception about your job?
People think you have to be an engineer to work in Advanced Air Mobility; I have advanced degrees in Archaeology.
What advice would you give to a school student who is interested in pursuing a career similar to yours?
Please come help us! We are going to need a huge range of talent to make this work..
If you could change one thing about the world, what would it be?
I would like us to be able to spread out a bit instead of being crammed into cities..