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Archive for March, 2008

 Here’s another in our series of interviews with speakers at the upcoming Flight School.  
Investor John B. Higginbotham, now with SpaceVest,  grew up primarily in West Virginia during the Homer Hickam era, but with a little more parental approval than the famed “rocket boys”: His father was a ballistic missile engineer with the government during […]

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There aren’t two more institutions more different than the Walt Disney Company and the US Directorate of National Intelligence…perhaps.   Eric Haseltine, who has worked at both of them, says, “You’d be astonished how similar intelligence and the media /entertainment businesses actually are. Both collect information, add value to it and then deliver it to consumers. […]

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I just visited DayJet to chat with Ed Iacobucci, who is going to be a speaker at Flight School this June. It was an enjoyable trip. (Disclosure:) I got a free sample, which made the case. I had just flown in from Germany, almost a 10-hour flight. My ride to […]

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In the last week, I have found two new speakers for Flight School, both in the “light” end of commercial aviation.
First, Miwok Airways. One thing I love about this market is that the CEO is often the pilot… just as in start-up software, the CEO gives the demos. In this […]

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