Williams Foundation Lunch: Connecting the ADF: Challenge or Opportunity? Three decades of insights and lessons learned

  • 04 Oct 2016
  • 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Boathouse by the Lake, ACT


Registration is closed
Industry has an important role to play in solving the transformation challenges of the contemporary warfighting force.  As a provider of enabling technologies to the US DoD and coalition partners such as Growler’s TTNT, JSAS, and Wideband HF, Rockwell Collins has been trusted to solve our customers’ most difficult connectivity challenges in the modern, contested battlespace within which they must fight and win.  This afternoon, a leader in the global aerospace and defence industry will be offering his privileged insight into how industry can meet both the challenges and opportunities prompted by the ADF’s integration program called out under plans Jericho, Beersheba and Pelorus, and what this means to the future of the relationship between industry and Defence.

Mr Colin Mahoney

Colin Mahoney is senior vice president, International and Service Solutions for Rockwell Collins. Additionally, he is an executive officer of Rockwell Collins. In this role, which he was appointed to in February 2013, Mahoney is responsible for leading the company's international team in developing and achieving strategic and tactical business objectives, as well as managing the company’s global network of service centers providing repair and overhaul of avionics for commercial, business and military aircraft worldwide.

Previously, Mahoney was vice president of Commercial Systems Sales, Marketing and Customer Support for Rockwell Collins. He led the sales, marketing and support teams to ensure Rockwell Collins’ leading position with airline and business aviation customers globally. His main goals included building solid customer relationships, developing new business strategies and continuing the highest level of customer support that customers have enjoyed from Rockwell Collins over their long history in the industry.

Mahoney has been with the company since 1987 holding growing positions of authority in Rockwell Collins Services and Business & Regional Systems. Before his tenure in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mahoney’s earlier career was spent at the company’s UK and Singapore facilities in various business development and maintenance operations functions. During these assignments Mahoney had functions covering Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific respectively.

Mahoney graduated from The University of Iowa with a Masters of Business Administration.
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