Lieutenant General Jon M. Davis USMC (Ret) is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Meta Special Aerospace (MSA).
He was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant of Marines in 1980, received his wings in 1982, and was selected to fly the AV-8 Harrier. He served with VMA-231, VMAT-203, VMA-223, as a Royal Air Force (RAF) exchange pilot with 3(F) squadron, and as a MAWTS-1 instructor (the Marine Corps Aviations Weapons and Tactics Instructor Schoolhouse). He commanded VMA-223, MAWTS-1 and the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. He served as the Deputy Commander -- Network Warfare at Fort Meade, and as the Deputy Commander, United States Cyber Command. His last active duty billet was to serve as the Deputy Commandant for Aviation, Headquarters Marine Corps. He retired in 2017 from the Marine Corps after 37 years active duty service.
In the course of his military career he has flown over 4,300 mishap free hours in primarily the AV-8, but also in the F-5, FA-18, and every type model series tilt-rotor, rotary winged and air-refueler in the USMC inventory plus over 1400 hours in general and experimental aviation aircraft.
He holds a Bachelor of Science from Allegheny College, a Master of Science from Marine Corps University and a Master of International Public Policy from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rolls Royce North America, and as a director on the boards of Chemring Group and Viper Technologies.
He is the National Commander of the Marine Corps Aviation Association.