Director of Tech Engagement Office, Air Force Research Laboratory
“Taking the Reigns – Rebooting the New Mexico Workforce”
10:00 – 10:50 Cultivate IT
Matt Fetrow is the Director of the Tech Engagement Office at the Air Force Research Laboratory in New Mexico. He leads the laboratory’s technology transfer, STEM outreach, commercialization, innovation, and community engagement activities in the state. In addition, Fetrow has led numerous technology programs for the Air Force with a focus on space remote sensing, laser remote sensing, and advanced photonics. Prior to his years of federal service, he worked in optical systems research and development at industry startups and in academia. Matt received his B.S. in Physics from Utah State University and his M.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts.