Speaker Bio

Mat Winter

Winter Strategic Solutions, LLC


• Mat Winter is the President of Winter Strategic Solutions, LLC, a Small Business firm providing technology and business advice to senior defense, private sector companies, non-profits and academic leaders. He retired as a U.S. Navy Vice Admiral, having served as the 24th Chief of Naval Research/Director of Innovation and as the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program Director where he ran the Defense Department’s largest acquisition enterprise in history with $30 billion dollars annual budget. Prior Flag leadership roles also include the Program Executive Officer for Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons, as well as the Commander for Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division.