Dubai, UAE - November 16, 2023 - Renowned entrepreneur and global business leader Matthew Cochran, CEO of DSMC International, announces the launch of his enlightening book, “Wings of the Desert: From Emirates to SpaceX Crew - How the UAE Approach to Business & Life Will Inspire Your Own.” This compelling read is now available on Amazon in ebook, hardback, and paperback formats. Drawing from over two decades of experience in the UAE’s aerospace, space, and defense sectors, Matthew Cochran shares unparalleled insights into leadership and innovation. His book encapsulates the extraordinary journey of the UAE in aviation and space, highlighting the nation’s visionary approach to modernization and its transition to a knowledge-based economy.
“Wings of the Desert” is not just a story of technological advancement but also a source of invaluable leadership lessons. It chronicles the UAE’s commitment to scientific exploration, international cooperation, and advocacy of space laws for peaceful purposes. The book is an ode to the visionary ideals of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and the UAE’s pursuit of a human-inhabited settlement on Mars. Cochran brings a unique perspective to this narrative with his extensive experience leading DSMC International and as a member of the Board of Advisors for the Dubai Airshow DAS2023. His book serves as an inspiration, urging readers to apply these leadership lessons in their personal and professional lives. Bestselling Author and Media Influencer Dr. Melissa Caudle says, ”Wings of the Desert is a masterpiece that beautifully weaves the story of the UAE’s ascent in the global aerospace arena. Matthew’s profound insights and leadership lessons are enlightening and truly inspiring. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in the power of visionary leadership and innovation.”
Don’t miss the opportunity to delve into this captivating story of ambition, vision, and success. “Wings of the Desert” is available now. Grab your copy today on Amazon and be inspired to soar to new heights in your journey!
About the Author
Matthew is an entrepreneur and seasoned executive-level leader with more than 20+ years of global experience in creating value in start-ups and propelling divisions of multibillion-dollar enterprises to growth in sales and market share. His offices have been based out of Dubai, UAE, since 2003. As the Chairman and CEO of the Defense Services Marketing Council (DSMC), Matthew leads the firm’s strategy function and stakeholder relationships, including consulting, economic development, public policy, offsets, marketing, and sales initiatives of the company’s member and client portfolio. As the co-founder and CEO of URS Laboratories since 2016, Matthew oversees the Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) product line development. As a leader in the robotics industry, URS UGVs have set the bar with an unwavering commitment to quality, performance, and exceptional customer care in building and manufacturing all-weather and all-terrain UGVs. Through a rugged and reliable UGV inventory, URS Labs works closely with end-users to ensure the concept of operations (CONOPS) and mission-critical needs are met and exceeded. Matthew is also the President of Marex Services Group International. Marex provides end-to-end solutions, which make supply chains more efficient.
Founded in 2011, the company provides freight management, transportation consulting, and a wide range of international cross-border logistics services. Matthew is an effective communicator and spokesperson; he is known as a sought-after Board of Advisor for various organizations globally and is a leading keynote speaker and top expert in his field, experienced on a wide range of topics including but not limited to the Aviation and Space sectors, Middle East Industry, International Trade, R&D, Technology Start-Ups and Defense, Space and Security Industry as well as Offset and Economic Development trends. He received advanced Executive Education Certificates from Harvard Kennedy School and Dubai School of Government and holds a B.A. in Political Science from The American University in Washington, D.C.
Matthew may be reached through LinkedIn or via DEFENSE SERVICES MARKETING COUNCIL (DSMC) on X, formerly Twitter @ThinkDefense & Instagram @DSMC_ThinkDefense, or at MakeitintheEmirates.com. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +971544714627