Brian Cobb

Chief Innovation Officer

CVG airport

Brian is a native Cincinnatian and a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, having received his bachelors degree in Aeronautical Science and holding commercial pilot and flight instructor licenses and associated aircraft ratings. He received Airport Council International’s “International Airport Professional (IAP)” designation in 2013. He has over 29 years of aviation experience, working in both airline and airport sectors.

Brian joined CVG Airport in July 2010. He now oversees the Airport’s team of professionals working in the fields of Customer Experience and Terminal Services, Information Technology, and Innovation programming. His deliverables include the creation of strategic competitive and experience advantages through effective facilitation and acquisition of talent and technology. The surrounding Region’s status relies heavily upon CVG Airport’s transportation advocacy, influence, economic excellence and service superiority.


Tech Xplore

15 November 2021 | 12:35 - 13:05 | On-Stage Interview: The financially motivated attacker: Implementing robust cyber security programs to protect customer data

The data collection points for airlines and airports are usually dispersed and reside in silos.  The highly sophisticated nature of cyber-attacks and their capability to bypass threat  detection systems has made data security and privacy a number one concern for cyber  security officials. Join us to discover some of the best practices implemented by airports and  airlines to ensure safety of their customers.In conversation with:

Tech Xplore

16 November 2021 | 12:05 - 12:25 | Human Thinking to Machine Learning: What AI Means for Tomorrow’s Aviation

A practical case study on the deployment of AI solutions in an airport setting.

Learn how the Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport (KCVG) is leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) through advanced automation, maching learning, neural networking, and early-stage digital twin technologies to advance today’s operations. CVG recognizes its vital role in the contribution to e-commerce, cargo, and passenger air travel. Given the financial volatility of the industry, CVG is identifying and deploying solutions for its stakeholders to ensure stability and sustainability to mitigate downturns and fortify positions of strength and marketplace growth.

Hub Stage

17 November 2021 | 10:30 - 11:30 | Keynote Panel: Capacity and connectivity: Passenger flights vs freight

The pandemic is accelerating a pre-existing shift to point-to-point travel, smaller planes are flying further distances as passengers avoid stop overs. Passenger aircrafts are being converted to accommodate more cargo, how will this impact cargo capacity, what can governments do to re-establish air connectivity to ensure adequate capacity is available for vaccine distribution and can keep up with ecommerce trends?

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