JJ leads United’s Quality, Regulatory, Safety & Emergency Response programs that ensure the safe operations for moving over 148 million passengers annually. In this position his responsibilities include developing and implementing a corporate wide safety strategy for the 85,000 employees overseeing critical systems and technical operations. This is done in accordance with the FAA/CAA, IATA, IOSA, OSHA and the Department of Defense requirements. JJ’s team was recently recognized for their “Data Visualization Program” on identifying correlations across divisions for improvements in multiple operations of the airline. Prior to United, JJ worked for Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne working on the Space Shuttle, Delta IV, ISS, and X-33 programs. He has an extensive background working with NASA and the Air Force at Stennis, Kennedy, Johnson and Marshall Space Flight Center. JJ is a certified Quality Engineer and has been recognized by NASA with the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal.