Dr. Jamie Morin

Vice President Defense Systems Operations
2022 Space Warfighting Integration Forum (SWIF)

Jamie M. Morin is vice president of Defense Systems Operations in the Defense Systems Group at The Aerospace Corporation. He leads Aerospace’s technical support to the senior-most levels of the Department of Defense and Department of the Air Force. Morin also is executive director of the Center for Space Policy and Strategy, which provides objective analysis and comprehensive research to ensure well-informed, technically defensible, and forward-looking space policy across the civil, military, intelligence, and commercial space sectors. In that role, he has published research in outlets including Nature, Defense One, Defense News, and the Journal of Space Safety Engineering. He also speaks widely and orchestrates the Center’s extensive series of publications, events, and multimedia products to shape the future of the U.S. space enterprise.

Prior to joining Aerospace, Morin served as director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (CAPE) for the Department of Defense, where he led the organization responsible for analyzing and evaluating the department’s plans, programs, and budgets in relation to U.S. defense objectives, threats, estimated costs, and resource constraints.

Before his appointment as director of CAPE, Morin served for five years as the assistant secretary of the AirForce (Financial Management and Comptroller). He also served for a year as acting under secretary of the AirForce, where he led the Air Force Space Board and the Air Force Council.

Before moving to the Pentagon, Morin was lead analyst for defense, intelligence, and foreign affairs on the professional staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on the Budget.

In addition to his role at Aerospace, Morin is an adjunct professor of international relations at Georgetown University.