TOP Women in Aerospace & Aviation To Follow on LinkedIn 2022: 16. JJ Snow

16. JJ Snow

Retiring Veteran | Strategist | Community Connector | Passionate Collaborator, United States Air Force

16. JJ Snow

Average Post Engagement: 83.60


United States

What I use Linkedin for:

I use LinkedIn to grow my value based network with a focus on connecting innovators and deep tech expertise to startups and wicked challenges that need bright minds and smart tech to solve!

Number of Followers:



Aerospace & Aviation


Who am I:

My life’s purpose is to bring the right people and tech together around the toughest challenges confronting us today.

What I do:

I’m a super-connector, a mentor, a technologist, and a futurist. Currently retiring from the Air Force where I served as the Chief Technology Officer for AFWERX, the innovation arm of the Air Force and prior to that as CIO for SOFWERX, Special Operations Command’s innovation arm. I will be joining a new tech fund this fall focused on deep technologies that will transform the arc of humanity for the better.

Why you should follow me on Linkedin:

My mission is to use LinkedIn to connect a community of passionate change makers around science and tech while also providing views to the future and sharing educational and informative articles that ignite the imagination and inspire technologies for good.

Who I follow on Linkedin

I follow Simon Sinek because he always opens the aperture on our humanity. I enjoy Shane Snow’s posts and his book SmartCuts because he understands the importance of storytelling in effective communication. I follow Sir Richard Brandon because of his entrepreneurial leadership and enthusiasm in sharing both his successes and failures.


Simon Sinek

Optimist and Author, Simon Sinek Inc.

Shane Snow

Explorer, Speaker, Producer, Entrepreneur. Author of Books on Innovation & Storytelling., SNOW media

Richard Brandon

Senior Consultant, DB Industries

JJ’s Successful Post

Reactions: 148

Comments: 20

Check out JJ’s post here

My most successful recent post was a discussion of the complexities involved in supporting Ukraine in their war against Russia. As someone who has worked in counterproliferation and nuclear weapons for years, this is a situation the world never expected to be in. Many people were angry that we didn’t deploy troops immediately to respond.


My goal was to provide a fact based response to address that information gap and to assure readers that there were a lot of people globally working together to stop Russia and support Ukraine.


As of 11 April the post has received over 19k views, 150 likes and 21 shares.

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