Raul Almazan has over 25 years of leadership, professional learning and talent management experience. After a career as an officer in the U.S. Army, Raul led systems and learning teams at Intuit, the makers of TurboTax® and QuickBooks®. In 2009, he joined Raytheon Missile Systems to lead five key talent management initiatives. In 2011 he was selected to lead the engineering learning strategy, manage annual multimillion-dollar training investments and execute technical, leadership, onboarding and advanced degree learning solutions. In 2020, a merger resulted in Raul being chosen to lead an elite team of learning professionals and research specialists as part of the new Raytheon Missiles and Defense organization within Raytheon Technologies. His leadership challenge is to grow critical capabilities and future talent pipelines for aerospace engineers within the swirl of an aging workforce, rapidly emerging technologies and daunting global threats.