The Honorable Michael W. Wynne
Michael W. Wynne was the 21st Secretary of the Air Force where he was responsible for the affairs of the Department of the Air Force, including the organizing, training, equipping and providing for the welfare of its active duty, Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserve. Prior to this position, Mr. Wynne served as Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics. Before entering public service, Mr. Wynne was involved in venture capital, nurturing small technology companies through their start-up phase as a member of the NextGenFund Executive Committee. He also served in executive positions within two companies, one in the field of travel (IXATA), and the other in logistics (Extended Reach Logistics). Mr. Wynne graduated from the U.S. Military Academy and served in the Air Force for seven years, including an assignment as assistant professor of astronautics at the U.S. Air Force Academy.