Michael Hood

Michael HoodCMM, CD

President – JDS Operational Technologies

Michael is a talented executive with unique experience in managing enterprise risk in large organizations.  He has operated at the highest levels of Canadian National Security and is an expert in global affairs, diplomacy, and threat management.

He is the President of JDS Operational Technologies, a division of the JDS Group of Companies, focused on the introduction of innovative and disruptive technologies to the resource sector, in order to drive greater profitability while increasing safety and security.

Prior to joining the JDS Group of Companies in 2018, Mike was the Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force.  He enjoyed a 33-year career in the RCAF and was a leader at every level in the institution.