Brian R. Kough

Senior Director - AVIATION WEEK

Brian is a senior director/lead analyst for aerospace forecasting, insights and intelligence specializing in MRO aftermarket, supply chain, valuation and consulting for global top-tier OEMs, suppliers, MRO companies and publications. He presents analysis results at conferences worldwide and is responsible for creating online BI products and custom research for clients.  Brian provides market insights across both civil and defense aerospace.  Previously, he was a consultant in the U.S. defense industry specializing in DoD acquisitions; and prior to that, Brian retired as a lieutenant colonel from the U.S. Marine Corps specializing in strategic transportation, logistics and supply chain.  He holds dual Master’s degrees in Business and in National Resource Strategy, the later from the U.S. Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University.  Brian holds FAA airman certifications including commercial, multi-engine, instrument, and small UAS privileges on his pilot’s certificate.