Michael "magilla" kennedy
Mr. Kennedy is the Chief Strategy & Planning Officer for Power Ten, Inc. and Director of Command & Control and Second Generation Dashboards (C2/D2) Business in addition to being a Senior Systems Analyst. Mr. Kennedy entered industry from the U.S. Marine Corps after a distinguished career in aviation and MAGTF fires as an F/A-18 pilot. His career highlights include Deputy Commander of an Expeditionary Strike Group, command of a fighter Squadron, experience as a MEF level Force Fires Coordinator, and extensive experience in education and training management. His individual training experience as squadron pilot training officer included graduation from the Navy Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN). As the Executive Officer of Expeditionary Warfare Training Group Pacific, he exercised oversight of a 250 personnel accredited school house providing multi-site instruction in multiple disciplines such as strategic sealift and airlift, landing craft air cushion crew and maintenance training, staff planning and expeditionary logistics. Mr. Kennedy has over 25 years experience developing, implementing and improving training systems and instructional techniques; developing tactics, techniques and procedures; creating concepts of operations, directing high tempo operations, managing projects management, reducing operational risk and managing complex operations in a resource constrained environment. He is well versed in MAGTF C2 issues and co-authored a 250 page doctrinal training manual currently in use at tactical and operational-level schoolhouses. He has also authored numerous articles published in multiple professional journals and periodicals shaping ideas that have since been adapted for use in military doctrinal publications. Mr. Kennedy’s educational background includes a B.S. in Aviation Management from Southern Illinois University and an M.S. in Technology Management from National University.