Whitaker Air|Space

Mike Whitaker
Keynote Speaker & Advisor
To the Aerospace Industry

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About Michael Whitaker

Mike Whitaker advises companies on issues relating to aviation, drones, and airspace. A private pilot, he has a unique combination of industry and government experience. He was the Deputy Administrator and Chief NextGen Officer of the Federal Aviation Administration from 2013-2016. Prior to that, he held a variety of senior executive positions in the industry including Senior Vice President at United Airlines and Group CEO of InterGlobe, which operates India’s largest and most successful airline, IndiGo.

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Keynote Speaker


Keynote Speaker

As a seasoned aviation executive with business, government, international, and legal expertise, Mike Whitaker has become a sought-after commentator and expert analyst on major networks, and at conferences and events around the globe. He brings a unique perspective to the current aerospace topics and issues due to his wide ranging expertise.

Listed to the right are some of the significant networks and conferences Mike has presented at.

Appeared on:

  • NBC

  • BBC

  • CNN

  • Al Jazeera

  • U.S. Senate

  • U.S. House

  • European Commission

  • U.K. Parliament

  • ICAO General Assembly

  • IATA Annual General Meeting






expertise in Airline and Aerospace Consulting

In a career spanning over 30 years, Mike has worked in government and companies large and small, doing business in over 40 countries. He brings a valuable and praised perspective to the many areas of the aviation and aerospace fields including those listed to the right.

  • Aerospace Companies

  • Airlines

  • Government

  • Airports

  • Investment Banks

  • Unmanned Systems





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