David H. Buss is president of Cubic Global Defense, Inc. in San Diego which spans across more than 35 nations with 5500 employees. In this role, Buss is responsible for executing the strategy for Cubic's defense training business, which is focused on NextTraining. NextTraining is centered on identifying and rapidly integrating innovative technologies into defense training systems and services to provide customers with cutting-edge means to ensure the operational readiness of U.S. military and partner nation security forces. Buss joined Cubic Global Defense as senior vice president in June 2015 following more than 36 years of service in the U.S. Navy. He retired in the rank of Vice Admiral after serving for more than two years as Commander, Naval Air Forces (the Navy's "Air Boss") where he was responsible for all policies, requirements, training and operational readiness for the Navy's aviation force of aircraft carriers and squadrons. He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy.