Mark J. Kiemele
President & Chief Executive Officer, Air Academy Associates
Mark J. Kiemele is President and CEO of Air Academy Associates. He has more than 35 years of teaching, coaching, and consulting experience. He is world-renowned for his Keep-It-Simple-Statistically (KISS) approach to developing a culture of critical thinking and experimentation. His support is requested by an impressive list of global clients, including Sony, Microsoft, GE, Apple, GlaxoSmithKline, Samsung, John Deere, Xerox, and Bose, as well as many DoD contractors and organizations.
Mark earned a B.S. and M.S. in Mathematics from North Dakota State University and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Texas A&M University. During his time in the USAF, Mark supported the design, development and testing of various systems. He was also a professor at the U.S. Air Force Academy.
He has more than 100 published papers, has authored or co-authored seven books, and is the 2017 winner of the International Test & Evaluation Association’s prestigious Richard G. Cross Award, which recognizes outstanding accomplishments in test and evaluation education.