Philip Breedlove is retired General of the United States Air Force. Highly decorated, he reached the pinnacle of the United States Military as one of six geographic Combatant Commanders and Supreme Allied Commander of NATO. During 39 years of service, he held a variety of demanding command and staff positions: Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), Commander of US European Command; Commander, US Air Forces Europe and Air Forces Africa; Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force; and Assistant Chief of Staff for Air Operations, Plans and Requirements.
Gen. Breedlove is a proven strategic planner, a motivational leader and talented communicator. He currently serves on the Georgia Tech Advisory Board, serves as a Distinguished Professor at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech, as CEO of Emerald Coast Strategic Solutions, and is on the Board of Directors of the Atlantic Council.
Gen. Breedlove earned his Bachelor of Civil Engineering from The Georgia Institute of Technology and a Masters of Science in Aerospace Technology from Arizona State University. He completed a Masters of International Security Affairs from the National War College, a Fellowship in International Security Affairs, Seminar XXI from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and completed Leadership at the Peak at the Center for Creative Leadership Colorado Springs.