Dr. Fred Kennedy joined DARPA in January 2017 after serving as the senior policy advisor for national security space and aviation in the National Security and International Affairs Division of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). In this
Jerry Hendrix is a Senior Fellow and the Director of the Defense Strategies and Assessments Program at the Center for a New American Security. A retired Captain in the United States Navy, his staff assignments include tours with the Chief of Naval
Michael C. Horowitz is a professor of political science and the associate director of Perry World House at the University of Pennsylvania. He recently received the 2017 Karl Deutsch Award from the International Studies Association, presented annually to a scholar under age
William J. Lynn III is the Chief Executive Officer of both Leonardo North America and Leonardo DRS. Leonardo is a European-based defense and aerospace conglomerate and DRS is its largest U.S. subsidiary with about $2 billion in revenue. Mr. Lynn has had
Timothy S. (Tim) Cahill is Vice President, Integrated Air and Missile Defense Systems for Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. This line of business includes the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) System, Patriot PAC-3 Missile, Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS),
Keith Flail is the Vice President, Advanced Tiltrotor Systems, responsible for developing and executing Bell Helicopter’s initiative to design and produce next generation tiltrotors that meet and exceed future vertical lift requirements, to include the Bell V-280 Valor and the Bell V-247
Thomas Karako is a senior fellow with the International Security Program and the director of the Missile Defense Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), where he arrived in 2014 as a fellow with the Project on Nuclear Issues.