Brigadier General Gary Connor (U.S. Air Force, ret.) brings over 31 years of experience in program management and senior executive leadership in the U.S. Air Force.
BG Connor’s last executive assignment was as the Deputy Program Manager of the Ballistic Missile Defense System at the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). BG Connor’s senior executive management experience focused on leading multi-billion-dollar enterprises and thousands of people to develop and field fighters, missile defense, command and control, and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) systems globally for the United States, NATO, and U.S. allies. His other notable senior leadership positions include: Program Director of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense program at MDA; Deputy Chief of Staff for Communication of the Multi-National Force in Iraq; Commander of Command and Control (C2), ISR, and Battle Management Systems Wings at Hanscom Air Force Base; and Director of the Reconnaissance Systems Program Office at Wright Patterson Air Force Base.
BG Connor holds both a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and an M.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Lowell. He also holds an M.S. in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.