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April 13-16, 2015 · Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

Deborah L. Westphal

Deborah L. Westphal
Managing Director
Toffler Associates

Deborah L. Westphal is Managing Director for Toffler Associates, a Strategy Advisory firm.  She is recognized for her expertise in strategy, innovation and organizational transformation. She helps organizations understand the forces that drive change in their industries and the world, and identifies the best courses of action to create enduring success. Westphal is an acknowledged expert in the aerospace industry and brings a wealth of experience in a wide range of other sectors including materials, transportation, security, hospitality, and telecommunications, as well as U.S. defense, intelligence and civilian government.


Participating Events

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
9:00 a.m. to
10:15 a.m.:
Prospects and Issues for Small Business
Symposium Program
Concurrent Session
Location: International Center South - Main Stage

Deborah L. Westphal

Managing Director
Toffler Associates

Steve Cook

Vice President, Corporate Development

Sandy Johnson

President and CEO
Barrios Technology

Stanley O. Kennedy, Jr.

Oakman Aerospace

Mark King

Chief Executive Officer

Richard Pournelle

Senior Vice-President of Business Development
2:00 p.m. to
3:30 p.m.:
Panel: Making Your Way to the Top: The Good, Bad and Ugly
New Generation Space Leaders
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Location: West Ballroom

Leaders from industry, defense and civil space will draw on successes and obstacles in their own careers to advise New Gen professionals about how to get ahead and which key attributes and skills are needed for the next generation of space professionals to be successful leaders.


Jillianne Pierce

Government Affairs Associate
Space Foundation

Col. Robert D. Cabana, USMC (Ret)

Kennedy Space Center

Debra Facktor Lepore

Vice President and General Manager, Strategic Operations
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

RADM Victor See, USN (Ret)

Senior Vice President
Integrity Applications Incorporated

Deborah L. Westphal

Managing Director
Toffler Associates


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