Reynaldo Roche
Director, Global MRO Operations, Business Performance and Analysis Delta TechOps

Reynaldo has a diverse professional background with over 20 years of experience in aviation, financial services, marketing, and general management. He joined Delta in 2007 and has held multiple roles of increased responsibilities in Finance, Marketing, TechOps, Supplier Operations, and MRO Services.

In his most recent role as Director of Global MRO Operations at Delta TechOps, Reynaldo is responsible for leading all quantitative analysis, performance metrics, financial projections, forecasting and reporting for the group. In addition, he’s responsible for managing the operations and service delivery for all maintenance, repair, and overhauls completed for third-party customers – helping the airline and its customers optimize profitability while achieving superior, “world class”, operational performance on safety, quality, reliability, cost and turn-around-time.

When Reynaldo is not in the office, he is usually jet-setting around the world. He has visited over 90 countries and logged more than 1000 flights. Reynaldo’s passion for aviation allowed him to earn his Private Pilot’s License, Instrument Rating, and Airframe and Powerplant license before the age of 20.

Prior to joining Delta, Reynaldo spent the first part of his career in Wall Street working at companies like Standard & Poor’s and Thomson Reuters. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Hofstra University and an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.

Reynaldo serves on the board of ASA (Aviation Suppliers Association) as Treasurer and also serves on the Dean’s Diversity Advisory Board at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.


Joe Marino
Head Worldwide Business Development - Amazon Aerospace

Joe has over 30+ years in Information technology with a broad experience in enterprise systems for Industrial Products and Aerospace & Defense companies. His background in supply chain, service, program management and e-business solutions reaches across the top tier platforms.

He is passionate about driving innovation to support the transformation of the Defense Industrial Base.


Brian Gracely
Director of Product Strategy - Red Hat

Brian has over 20 years of experience in Strategy, Product Management, Systems Engineering, Marketing and M&A. He is recognized as an industry thought-leader in Cloud Computing and DevOps, as well as being co-host of the award-winning podcast, The Cloudcast (@thecloudcastnet) and weekly Kubernetes podcast @PodCTL. Gracely is focused on cloud platforms.

Red Hat was recently acquired by IBM for $34B. Red Hat is the world's leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.


Patrick Coval
Managing Director, Tech Ops Supply Chain - United Airlines

Coval is a highly successful senior manager and business consultant with experience with Fortune 100 companies. Pat is a Senior operations executive with over 30+ years of management experience in air transportation, manufacturing, supply chain, finance and planning with an extensive continuous improvement background and applied experience in critical organizations. His current responsibilities at United include Inventory Planning, Service Logistics, and day-to-day Supply Chain management. His experience makes him an expert in performance metrics, drill down analysis, supplier development, Airline operations Management, supply chain integration and system integration and selection.

Prior to joining United Airlines, Coval spent the eleven years of his career at IBM focusing on technology & process improvements for the airline industry. Prior to IBM he held positions with American Airlines, America West Airlines and Honeywell and worked to improve operational and financial performance through lean operations, materials management/supply chain, operations research and revenue management.