SAE 2013 AeroTech Congress & Exhibition

September 24-26, 2013

Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Palais des congrés de Montréal
Kenneth Hylander Kenneth Hylander SVP Corp Safety Security & Compliance
Delta Air Lines Inc.

Kenneth J. Hylander is Senior Vice President - Corporate Safety, Security & Compliance of Delta Air Lines. In this role, he is responsible for management and performance of the airline's overall safety and security programs and serves as the FAR 119.65 Director of Safety. In addition to safety and security, he also is responsible for internal evaluation, and environmental compliance and sustainability programs. Appointed to this role in October, 2008, he also is responsible for representing Delta's safety, security, and compliance interests with regulatory bodies worldwide. Hylander is the industry co-chairman of the Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST). He is the Chairman of the Delta Connection Safety Alliance where he oversees the broad programs used by the eight (8) airline alliance to ensure integrity in operations. He serves on the Flight Safety Foundation Board of Governors. He is a member of the Airlines for America (A4A) Safety Council and is a past chairman of the A4A Engineering, Maintenance and Material Council. Hylander graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. He obtained a master's degree in business administration from California State University.