James Kyle Hurst
Chief, Digital Transformation Office [DTO]
Department of the Air Force
Kyle Hurst is the Chief of the Department of the Air Force Digital Transformation office (DAF DTO), an organization tasked with coordinating and facilitating the Digital Transformation of the Air and Space Force acquisition and sustainment enterprise. The DTO’s vision is to create a digitally empowered DAF equipped with an agile workforce, state-of-the-art technologies, and intuitive processes that drive model-based enterprise decision making, enable automation, institutionalize open architectures, and leverage authoritative models and data to ensure seamless stakeholder collaboration across the acquisition lifecycle. Prior to his time at the DTO, Kyle spent time in the Pentagon working budget oversight, open architecture, standardization, and engineering policy. Prior to his time on the Air Force acquisition staff, Kyle spent time working in acquisition program offices as well as various developmental test organizations.