USAF Mission Support
In March 2021, Mr. Jason Motte joined the DoD Mission Support team at Elastic as a Federal Account Executive. Mr. Motte’s work seeks to help United States Air Force (USAF) leaders find solutions to the complicated problems the warfighters face and solve these problems with the powerful capabilities of the Elastic.
From 2018-2021, as the Air Combat Command A6 Chief Technical Advisor for Mission Assurance, Mr. Motte provided trusted cyberspace defense, operations, and strategic advice to senior leaders. Jason was key to crafting and communicating a vision to integrate cyber threat detection/response capabilities, organic to Major Design Series weapon systems. Mr. Motte led the effort and the game-changing cyber defense capabilities was successfully integrated into a government owned solution that goes operational with F-35s in 2021 and is set to go across the entire USAF Combat Air Force fleet.
In 2018-2019, Mr. Motte served as a Senior Solutions Architect with the USAF Air Operations Center (AOC) Program Management Office. In this role, he guided the AOC enterprise modernization efforts towards Agile DevOps and was a key contributor to the proof-of-concept design that launched the highly successful USAF Continuous Integration and Continuous Development software program, Kessel Run.
In 2017, Mr. Motte retired from the USAF following a Cyberspace career that spanned 22 years. Throughout his Air Force career, he consistently shaped the future of cyberspace defense, operations, security, and thousands of cyber professionals. Early in his USAF career, Jason was the Chief Architect of an innovative Cyber Training Campus that virtualized entire enclaves of advanced cyber courses and delivered ready and relevant training to Department of Defense locations around the globe. Later in his career, he was selected to guide the USAF through the creation of USAF Global Strike Command. Mr. Motte is credited for building the first Cyber Defense & Security Inspector General program for the USAF Nuclear Enterprise. Jason led multi-agency large scale exercises, executing full-scale cyber-attacks against the nuclear weapon storage area intrusion detection systems to strengthen cyber resiliency.
Mr. Motte’s USAF career culminated as Director of Operations and Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, 633 Communications Squadron, Langley AFB. Jason led 300 cyber professionals, oversaw operations and security of $300 million-dollar network transiting 350 circuits, 171 facilities, delivering data and voice capabilities to 18 thousand customers.