David Sikora

Mr. Sikora is the Department of the Air Force Mentor Protégé Program Manager. He is responsible for advocacy and execution of the program throughout the Air Force. He has previously served as the Department of Defense Small Business Innovative Research / Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Program Manager, the Air Force SBIR/STTR Program Manager, and the Air Force Technology Transfer Program Manager.


David has a wealth of experience leveraging industry, academia, and private sector research and establishing collaborative partnerships. Before entering government service, Mr. Sikora supported two Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Directorates as a subject matter expert on Technology Transfer. Additionally, he has held positions in private industry as a Design and Project Engineer in the paper machine and environmental equipment industries.


Bachelor of Engineering Technology, University of Dayton
Master Business Administration, Wright State University