Profile:Brian R. Kough serves as the Director of Forecasts & Analysis for Aviation Week’s Intelligence Network (AWIN). He is the principal brand ambassador presenting analysis results at Aviation Week and other conferences worldwide building and maintaining relationships with experts, advisors and customers. With coordination from industry advisory boards, he is responsible for producing the full suite of Aviation Week Forecast products – Commercial Fleets & MRO, Military Fleets & MRO, Helicopter Fleets & MRO and Business Aircraft Fleets & MRO. Brian was recently a consultant in the US defense industry and is a retired Marine Corps officer specializing in strategic transportation, logistics and supply chain. He holds Master’s degrees in Business and in National Defense Resources, and engaged in concentrated research on the international space industrial base while at the National Defense University’s Industrial College of the Armed Forces. Brian holds instrument, commercial and multi-engine privileges on his pilot’s certificate.