Steve Bradford

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), US

Chief Scientist, NextGen

Steve is an FAA Executive who serves as the Chief Scientist for NextGen. He provides technical advice and expertise on NextGen development, integration and implementation and on the NAS Enterprise Architecture. He heads the Technical Review Board for the Enterprise Architecture and also provides leadership and expertise in all areas of NextGen – including the NextGen Review Board, the ATO Executive Council, the Capital Investment Team and other groups agency-wide. He has participated in the development of the Joint Planning and Development Office’s (JPDO) NextGen Concept, the RTCA NAS Operational Concept and the ICAO ATMCP Global Concept and supports many of the FAA’s international harmonization efforts.