Colonel Nicole K. Ruff-Lehman is currently assigned as the Military Deputy, Air Force Rapid Sustainment Office, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Material Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. She is responsible for identifying, applying and scaling world-class technologies at the speed of relevance to the Air Force sustainment enterprise, with the goals of increasing mission readiness and reducing life cycle costs. The key focus areas include: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; Advanced Manufacturing; Automation and Robotics; Data and Digital Environments; Augmented and Virtual Reality; and, Rapid and Austere Maintenance Environments. Her previous assignment was student at the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy (formerly the Industrial College of the Armed Forces), Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
Natalie Johnson is a co-founder of ViDL Solutions. She serves as the company’s Chief Visionary Officer and oversees business development, strategy and innovation. Additionally, she works directly with clients, providing consulting, training and coaching services.
Natalie has a master's degree in wellness promotion, has worked extensively in the fields of individual and team performance and has 30 years of experience teaching, training, coaching and consulting. She is an industry-recognized Performance Coach, a sough-after keynote speaker, a certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator and a certified coach with the Wellcoaches™ organization. Natalie has worked with numerous large, global organizations such as Johnson & Johnson and Deloitte as well as with the United States Airforce and Department of Defense.