Brigadier General (Retired) James “Cliffy” Cluff is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and counter-UAS.
He is a founding partner and Chief Operating Officer of SOAR BEYOND, LLC, a woman/disabled veteran-owned consulting firm with expertise in logistics operations, supply chain management, evolving green energy technologies, unmanned aviation, intelligence operations, international threat analysis, strategic business development, mergers & acquisitions, and corporate leadership training.
In addition to his work with SOAR BEYOND, James is currently working in Riyadh as the Senior Executive Advisor to the Royal Saudi Air Force Commander.
He is a Senior Advisor at several US and international consulting and advisory firms. He has extensive experience in field of aviation safety, is a trained aviation mishap investigator, and instructs commercial aviation safety in the Aviation Department at Montana State University’s Gallatin College.