Following a career as an Air Force fighter pilot, Clay Jones turned his aim to the aerospace industry. As part of Rockwell International he was involved with the successful B-1 bomber, space shuttle and space station programs. He joined Rockwell Collins in 1995, and was appointed Chairman, President and CEO in 2002. Clay’s leadership and advocacy has earned him extraordinary respect and admiration throughout the industry. In 2009, his testimony to the U.S. congress was critical to advancing the need for Next Generation Air Traffic Control (NextGen) and underscoring the viability of business aircraft as a productivity tool.