Daniel HoltzmanAir Force Highly Qualified Expert, Cyber Technical Director
Air Force Materiel Command Life Cycle Management Center
Daniel C. Holtzman, has been appointed as the Air Force Highly Qualified Expert, Cyber Technical Director assigned to the Air Force Materiel Command Life Cycle Management Center at Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, where he serves as the nationally/internationally recognized authority in the areas of cyber security, program protection planning, security engineering, supply chain risk management, mission/system assurance and resiliency. As the Cyber Security Engineering and Resilience Senior Leader, Mr. Holtzman’s responsibilities include being the technical authority for: security engineering, cyber resiliency and systems/mission assurance; engineering resilient systems; and defensive security engineering. Mr. Holtzman has also been appointed as the authorizing official for USAF Command & Control Information Technology and Rabid Cyber Acquisition Information Technology. Prior to this appointment Mr. Holtzman served as the Air Force chief engineer for a Joint US/NATO aircraft modernization program and a USAF aircraft modernization program, successfully navigating two production decision milestones and also served as the appointed anti-tamper lead for the Program Executive Officer for Battle Management. Mr. Holtzman has more than 30 years of experience in large scale systems engineering and high assurance weapon systems acquisitions, in support of the U.S. Department of Defense and NATO; working for public and private industry and federally funded research and development centers. He has participated on numerous senior study teams, including studies conducted by the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Mr. Holtzman was recruited for a chief information officer assignment at a publically traded company, and has participated in technology development research and adaption to military systems acquisitions.