Full Name
Dr. Al Mink
Job Title
Space Force IT Day Chairman
Speaker Bio
Dr. Mink is the Managing Director of Systems Spirit, a boutique consulting firm influential in shaping strategies for technology companies to serve the evolving needs of the Department of Defense (DoD).

He’s held several leadership positions in industry, to include CTO & COO of the Systems and Software Consortium, VP of Defense and Intelligence for Unisys Corporation, and business growth lead for SRA International’s largest business unit.

Al retired from the United States Air Force as a Colonel and decorated combat pilot. His final assignment was at Headquarters Air Force, leading the USAF’s portfolio of thirteen technology initiatives, a role similar to today’s CTIO for the US Space Force.

He’s Past President of the Armed Forces Electronics Association (AFCEA Northern Virginia) and currently serves on the Board of AFCEA International.

Dr. Mink co-founded the MIT Alumni Angels of DC, which helps drive investment into the region’s technology start-ups. He serves on the boards of several of these technology firms. He’s also an Adjunct Professor teaching a graduate course in technology strategy for American University and has served USAF’s senior leadership directly as a USAF Adjunct Contract Professor. Al is an avid cyclist and rides with the Air Force Cycling Team.
Al Mink