Jeffrey R. Philippe
President and CEO
Mr. Philippe is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of AVYON Consulting Group. Mr. Philippe is responsible for the strategic direction, including growth strategies, investment strategies and overall health and performance of AVYON.
Mr. Philippe started his career in the aviation industry as a systems engineer working for Booz Allen Hamilton supporting various clients such as the Federal Aviation Administration, Air Traffic Organization, and the Joint Planning Development Office (JPDO). There, he worked extensively on the National Airspace System (NAS) Concept of Operation (CONOPS)-a roadmap to integrating new technologies in the NAS. Prior to starting AVYON, Mr. Philippe worked for various other firms serving other federal clients but ultimately found that his true calling was to be in the Aviation field. So in 2014, Mr. Philippe, founded AVYON Consulting Group to bring to bear innovative solutions and approaches that improves the overall performance of the NAS.
Mr. Philippe is accomplished academically in the Aviation field. He is a proud graduate of the Historically Black College University of Maryland Eastern Shore, as well as Oklahoma State University (Go Pokes) Aerospace Science and hold Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Aviation and Aerospace science respectively. Mr. Philippe has also worked at the Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City under the tutelage of the late great Dr. Thomas Accardi, former director of Aviation System Standards. Mr. Philippe is the author of numerous white papers to include; Drones for Aid- A Concept of Operation for using Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) during Natural Disasters; Integrating Commercial Space Launch in the NAS; Examination of the ASDE-X Incursion Alert System.
Mr. Philippe is also a proud recipient of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship, a program designed to attract the brightest minds to the transportation field through education and research.
When Mr. Philippe is not working on growing AVYON, you can catch him reading about the latest technologies applicable to the Aviation and Aerospace industry. The guy is just an Aviation nerd.