Summit Speakers

Steven West

Senior Director Network Operations Control-Bridge
Southwest Airlines

Steve West is an aviation professional with more than 33 years of operational experience. He has served and led Southwest Airlines Network Operations Control, Operations Coordination Center, System Operations Control, Flight Dispatch and Ground Operations.

Steve currently serves as Senior Director Network Operations Control-Bridge Operations. His responsibilities include the daily oversight of the Network Operations Control Center (NOC) and the effective direction of all available resources to assure safe, compliant, efficient and reliable operations of the airline schedule. Additionally, he has direct oversight of the NOC Network Directors and is responsible for companywide operational coordination with other departments. Steve is also the Company Emergency Director-Alternate.

Steve has been married to his wife, Julie, for 21 years. Julie is also a Flight Attendant for Southwest Airlines. They have two children, Bridges and Desmond. Bridges is a Sophomore at Baylor University and Desmond is a Sophomore at Southlake Carroll High School


Lunch Keynote

11:45 AM 10/13/2016

Innovation, Aviation Technology Management
Steven West - Senior Director Network Operations Control-Bridge, Southwest Airlines

Sponsored by - Pensacola International Airport/Southwest Airlines