Airport Shark Tank

The Airport Shark Tank is a special event for passionate innovators in aviation that allows emerging companies to test their ideas on stage with industry leaders.

Presenters gain valuable exposure to investors, airport decision makers, DHS executives, and potential industry partners, and the winner receives a slot in the Airport Market Match program. Each startup will have 5 minutes to pitch followed by 5 minutes of questions. 

Judges

Judges to be announced as they are confirmed


Steve Karoly

Senior Director, Innovation and Program Delivery
Vantage Airport Group


Jason Kaufman

President and M&A Practice Lead
The Chertoff Group (Bio)

Peter Neffenger

Senior Advisor
AAAE
Former TSA Administrator

Michael Stephens

Executive Vice President of IT and General Counsel
Tampa International Airport (Bio)