Scott Lambert


Scott Lambert is a Fortune 500 Executive, a well-respected Business-leader, and Strategic Consultant. For over 35 years, he has extensive experience working with Fortune 500 companies specifically in Aerospace & Defense, Hi-Tech Manufacturing, and with Defense-governments worldwide including UK and Middle-East.

His expertise is in Manufacturing, Supply-Chain, and Sustainment. He has headed multi-billion dollar manufacturing product lines with customers worldwide. He has been a strategic advisor for executives & CxOs including Business and IT solutions that streamline processes and value-creation that drive business growth.

Naveen Sydney


Naveen Sydney is a serial entrepreneur and a technology expert. He has extensive experience working with Fortune 500 companies such as Raytheon, Microsoft, HP, & GM including N. America, Middle-East, Japan, and India. For over 20 years, he has architected several solutions for Global Enterprises in various industries, including Aerospace & Defense, Federal Government, Automotive, Health Care, Insurance and commercial industry.

He has worked closely with VPs, Directors and CTOs to effectively bridge the gap between technology and business domains to implement cost-cutting & strategic business-growth global solutions. He is part of the initial pioneers of Blockchain and saw its’ enormous potential for enterprises.


Gus Bateas

Sr. Director, Triumph Group President/CEO, GMB Associates

Gus Bateas is a highly accomplished leader with significant global business experience primarily focused on government and commercial aerospace, defense and military operations. He has a proven track-record with 30+ years of experience working with or for organizations & governments such as, Northrop Grumman, United Technologies, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Airbus and the United States DoD, DOE, and related branches.

He is highly experienced with matters pertaining to business, supplier relationships, supply chain, import/export controls as well as local regulations of major international markets in Europe, Asia, SE Asia, N. Africa, Middle East and India. He was chosen by Northrop Grumman for the development and program management of highly classified avionics platform for the B-2 Bomber.

Kent Swanson

President, Group 9 GCC Strategies

Kent Swanson is an industry renowned executive advisor and consultant to large & mid-size Defense companies especially those doing business with the Gulf Cooperation Council countries like UAE & Qatar. He has advised senior government & military leaders on business strategy, political, and military matters and has over 30 years experience in Foreign Military Sales and International Policy.

During his tenure at Raytheon, he led business development initiatives that resulted in multi-billion dollar Air & Missile Defense Program Wins in UAE and Qatar.  Kent is a specialist in developing US and international political and military relationships and advising on how to develop successful business strategies.

John Duffy

Finance, CPA, Member AICPA, MSCPA

John Duffy is an accomplished senior leader advising executives over 40 years on financial and operational controls to meet business objectives. He has provided financial leadership on multi-billon dollar global initiatives at various Global 100 organizations and governmental agencies like the DoD and FAA.

He is a trusted consultant and advisor in matters of financial controls, budgets, profitability, mergers & acquisition, program controls, and capital investments.