Meet the Speakers

2020 Conference Chairmen


General Sir Richard Barrons
General Sir Richard Barrons
Former Commander, Joint Forces Command (2013-2016)
Conference Chairman
Adrian Holt
Adrian Holt
Associate Partner for Defence and Security
Capita
Mivy James
Mivy James
Digital Transformation Director, Founder of Applied Intelligence’s Gender Balance Network
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

2020 Speaker Faculty


General Sir Patrick Sanders KCB CBE DSO ADC
General Sir Patrick Sanders KCB CBE DSO ADC
Commander
UK Strategic Command
Air Marshal Edward Stringer CB CBE MA BEng RAF
Air Marshal Edward Stringer CB CBE MA BEng RAF
Director General Joint Force Development & Director Defence Academy
UK MoD
Lieutenant General Loretta E. Reynolds
Lieutenant General Loretta E. Reynolds
Deputy Commandant for Information
US Marine Corps
Lieutenant General Michael Vetter
Lieutenant General Michael Vetter
Director General for Cyber/IT and Chief Information Officer
German Federal Ministry of Defence
Major General Tom Copinger-Symes CBE
Major General Tom Copinger-Symes CBE
Director Military Digitisation
UK JFC
Major General Mick Ryan
Major General Mick Ryan
Commandant
Australian Defence College
Charles Forte
Charles Forte
Chief Information Officer
UK Ministry of Defence
Brigadier Dan Cheesman
Brigadier Dan Cheesman
Chief Technology Officer
Royal Navy
Brigadier Ian Langford
Brigadier Ian Langford
Director General Future Land Warfare
Australian Army
Brigadier General Stefan Geilen
Brigadier General Stefan Geilen
Deputy Commander Concept & Capability Development Command
German Army
Brigadier Ben Kite OBE
Brigadier Ben Kite OBE
Head of Capability Strategy and Development
British Army
Ben Parish
Ben Parish
Head Of Innovation, Digital Enablement, Defence Digital
UK Ministry of Defence
Colonel Mark Totten
Colonel Mark Totten
Programme Director, Future Commando Force
Royal Marines
Colonel Jaimie Roylance OBE
Colonel Jaimie Roylance OBE
Joint Warfare - Assistant Head Analysis and SSE
UK Strategic Command
Colonel Alex Porter
Colonel Alex Porter
Assistant Head of Strategic Concepts, Directorate of Capability
British Army
Colonel (Ret'd) Enrique Oti
Colonel (Ret'd) Enrique Oti
Former Commanding Officer, Kessel Run
US Air Force
Dr James Breckenridge
Dr James Breckenridge
Provost
US Army War College
Dr. Chris Moore-Bick
Dr. Chris Moore-Bick
Head S&T Policy, Strategic Research and International Engagement
UK Ministry of Defence
Lieutenant Colonel Arnel David
Lieutenant Colonel Arnel David
SO1 Strategic Analysis Branch, Special Assistant to the Chief of the General Staff
US Army
Captain Jacob Singleton
Captain Jacob Singleton
Innovation Exchange Officer
US Air Force Research Laboratory
Ted Maciuba
Ted Maciuba
Deputy Director, Robotics Requirements
US Army Futures Command
Marcus Willett CB OBE
Marcus Willett CB OBE
Senior Adviser for Cyber,
IISS
Ted Bujewski
Ted Bujewski
OSD (Research and Engineering)
US Space Force
Stuart Laws
Stuart Laws
Defence Innovation-Portfolio AH2
UK Ministry of Defence
Elisabeth Braw
Elisabeth Braw
Senior Research Fellow
RUSI
Prof. Richard Crowell
Prof. Richard Crowell
Associate Professor, Information Operations & Cyberspace Operations Joint Military Operations Department
U.S. Naval War College
Raju Namburu, Ph.D
Raju Namburu, Ph.D
Chief Technology Officer, Information Technology Laboratory, Chief Strategy Officer, DoD HPC Modernization Program
US Army Engineer Research and Development Center
Terry Busch
Terry Busch
Technical Director, Machine Assisted-analysis Rapid Repository System
US Defense Intelligence Agency

2020 Industry Speakers & Panelists


Gerry Cantwell
Gerry Cantwell
Chief Technology Officer
UKCloudX
Adam Smith
Adam Smith
Managing Director
Intrepid Minds
Adrian Craven
Adrian Craven
Vice President C4I and Cyber
Elbit Systems UK
Grant Hume
Grant Hume
Technical Business Manager Defence and HMG
Amazon Web Services
Brigadier General Yaron Rosen
Brigadier General Yaron Rosen
Founder & President
Toka Group
Rick Mort
Rick Mort
Sales Director, Geospatial eXploitation Products (GXP)
BAE Systems
Mark Pearson
Mark Pearson
Chief Operating Officer
Providence
Tom Keane
Tom Keane
Corporate Vice President - Azure Global
Microsoft
Mary Haigh
Mary Haigh
Director of Cyber Propositions
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Major General (Ret’d) Alon Levavi
Major General (Ret’d) Alon Levavi
Former Deputy Commissioner, Israeli Police, Advisor
Cellebrite
Dr. Niel Kempson CB FREng
Dr. Niel Kempson CB FREng
Senior Advisor
Raytheon