|Born||James Neal Blue
1935 (age 78–79)
Meeker, Colorado, USA
|Known for||Co-owner, chairman, and CEO of General Atomics|
|Relatives||Linden Blue (brother)|
James Neal Blue was born in 1935 in Meeker, CO.
Neal and his brother Linden Blue acquired General Atomics in 1986 from Chevron Oil for a reported $60 million. Neal serves as chairman and CEO of General Atomics, which specializes in diversified research, development and manufacturing in defense, energy and other advanced technology arenas.
Neal Blue received the 29th annual International von Karman Wings Award in October 2013.
- Freeze, Di (October 2005). "Linden Blue: From Disease-Resistant Bananas to UAVs". Airport Journals.
- "Neal Blue was recipient of the 29th Annual International von Karman Wings Award in October 2013". California Institute of Technology. October 2013.