Wikistrat Expert Maj. Gen. (ret) Curtis Bedke

Maj. Gen. (ret) Curtis Bedke

President, Bedke Concepts

Curtis M Bedke is a defense aerospace and federal science and technology expert with leadership experience in both the public and private sectors. As president of Bedke Concepts, he provides thoughtful, deliberate S&T strategy and policy analysis, combining creative, open-minded perspectives with fiscal discipline to develop realistic options. A retired Air Force Major General, he was commander of the Air Force Flight Test Center and Air Force Research Laboratory.

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Biography

Maj. Gen. (ret) Curtis Bedke is a defense aerospace and federal science and technology expert with leadership experience in both the public and private sectors. As president of Bedke Concepts, he provides thoughtful, deliberate S&T strategy and policy analysis, combining creative, open-minded perspectives with fiscal discipline to develop realistic options.

Mr. Bedke has more than 35 years of experience in science and  technology, experimental flight test, acquisition, command & control, and operations of defense weapon systems. A retired Air Force Major General, he was commander of the Air Force Flight Test Center and Air Force Research Laboratory. In the federal marketplace, he was a successful VP/General Manager of S&T in both private and public corporations, specializing in High Performance Computing and Scientific Computing for the federal government (both DoD and civilian). An exceptional leader/manager and brilliant communicator, he has spoken, written and provided insights for the Air Force Association, DARPA and OSD.

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Academic Qualifications:
M.S.in National Resource Strategy, Industrial College of the Armed Forces
M.S. in Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering, Stanford University
B.S in Astronautical Engineering and Mathematics, United States Air Force Academy

Areas of Expertise:
Defense Aerospace (Operations, Employment, Command & Control)
Aerospace Science (Technology, Research & Development)
High Performance Computing
Political-Military Affairs

LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/pub/curtis-bedke/21/134/850

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