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Wayne Johnson
Colonel, USAF (Ret)

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Wayne Johnson

Summary Qualifications

Veteran program manager with over 30 years experience in requirements analysis, concept design and engineering/manufacturing development. Extensive experience in managing high technology, leading edge developments and fielding advanced systems to meet the customer’s needs. Worked with both government and industry. Seasoned proposal manager with over 10 years proposal experience in industry. Over 25 years of Air Force service as acquisition program manager, pilot and Joint Strategic Planning Officer.

Key Specialties

  • Integrated Master Planning/Scheduling (IMP/IMS) Construction & Execution

  • Risk Management

  • Airworthiness Certification Management

  • Proposal Management

  • Technology Transition Management

Key Positions

  • Director, Global Hawk Programs (ACAT 1D)

  • Chief, Reconnaissance Sensors and Data Links Division

  • Security Assistance Program Manager, F-16 Programs for Turkey

  • Chief, B-1 Conventional Weapons Upgrade Program (ACAT 1D)


  • BS, Applied Science (Engineering Technology), Miami University

  • MA, Computer Resources Management, Webster University

  • Program Manager's Course, Defense Systems Management College (DSMC)

  • Armed Forces Staff College

  • Air War College