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Tom Hagen

Enterprise Initiatives, Inc.
Tom Hagen is the president of Enterprise Initiatives, Inc., a company he founded in September 2003 to provide consulting, management and education services to the aerospace community and government agencies in aerospace and unmanned systems. Tom Hagen is also the president of the AUVSI Cascade Chapter, a position he has held since December 2016.  The Cascade Chapter represents over 400 corporate and individual unmanned systems and robotics stakeholders from industry, government and academia in Oregon and Washington. Hagen previously worked for The Boeing Company for 13 years where he last served as the company’s Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike System (UCLASS) Business Development Lead for Phantom Works.  He led several other unmanned systems initiatives, including a research project performing precision agriculture with unmanned aircraft systems in eastern Oregon.  He also founded Boeing’s global, cross-enterprise, multi-disciplinary group working the integration of unmanned systems into the NAS with industry groups, the FAA and NASA as well as Air Navigation Service Providers in Europe and Australia. A retired Navy carrier aviator, Hagen holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration as well as an MBA, both from Oregon State University.  He is currently an Adjunct Professor for the U.S. Naval War College and a member of several boards and professional associations, including the Washington state Unmanned Systems Industry Council and the Oregon Aviation Industries (ORAVI) group.