Josh Holtzman

Mr. Josh Holtzman

josh holtzman

Mr. Holtzman is currently Director for National Security Programs and Incident Response (AXE) at the Federal Aviation Administration. He manages a cadre of highly-skilled professionals that operate the FAA’s 24/7 Washington Operations Center, plan, coordinate, and exercise the Agency’s crisis management and emergency response and recovery capabilities, provide intelligence analysis and threat indications and warning to senior FAA leadership, and conduct regulatory investigations of US certificated airmen and aircraft.

He is a co-chair of the Aviation Government Coordinating Council (AGCC), an interagency body that coordinates strategies, activities, policy and communications across government entities within the Aviation Sub-Sector under the Transportation System Sector for Critical Infrastructure, and the security/intelligence executive on the FAA Cybersecurity Executive Steering Committee.

Mr. Holtzman joined the FAA in 2009 and served as the Agency’s liaison to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence where he was instrumental in leading interagency efforts to improve the integration of Air Domain Intelligence across the Intelligence, Law Enforcement, Defense, and Non-Title 50 communities and develop an Air Domain Awareness Community of Interest.