Dr. Kevin Michaels has more than 25 years of aviation experience, including hundreds of consulting engagements for leading aviation and aerospace companies worldwide. Dr. Michaels is a globally recognized expert in the aerospace manufacturing and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) sectors and has significant expertise in business-to-business marketing, customer satisfaction, and strategic planning. His experience spans all major market segments, including air transport, business and general aviation, and military. He was a founder of AeroStrategy, director of Strategic Development with Rockwell Collins Government Systems, and principal with The Canaan Group. He began his career as a project engineer with Williams International, a gas turbine original equipment manufacturer.
Dr. Michaels has a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan; he also has an M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in International Relations from the London School of Economics.