Meet the Speakers

Speakers


2021 Conference Chairmen


Lieutenant General Raymond Palumbo
Lieutenant General Raymond Palumbo
Former Director for Defense Intelligence - Warfighter Support
U.S. Department of Defense
Vice Admiral Alan Richards
Vice Admiral Alan Richards
Former Chief of Defence Intelligence
UK Ministry of Defence (2012-2015)

2021 Speaker Faculty


Air Marshal Edward Stringer
Air Marshal Edward Stringer
Director General Joint Force Development & Director Defence Academy
UK MoD
Vice Admiral Nicholas W. Hine CB
Vice Admiral Nicholas W. Hine CB
Second Sea Lord and Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff
Royal Navy
Air Marshal Andrew Turner CB CBE MA MSc BA FRAeS CCMI
Air Marshal Andrew Turner CB CBE MA MSc BA FRAeS CCMI
Deputy Commander Capability
Royal Air Force
Charles Forte
Charles Forte
Chief Information Officer
UK Ministry of Defence
Major General Mick Ryan
Major General Mick Ryan
Commandant
Australian Defence College
Major General Tom Copinger-Symes CBE
Major General Tom Copinger-Symes CBE
Director Military Digitisation
Defence Digital - UK Strategic Command
John Ridge
John Ridge
Director Strategy and Enterprise Services, Defence Intelligence
UK Strategic Command
Brigadier General Richard Coffman
Brigadier General Richard Coffman
Director, Next Generation Combat Vehicle
U.S. Army
Brigadier Dan Cheesman
Brigadier Dan Cheesman
Chief Technology Officer
Royal Navy
Elisabeth Braw
Elisabeth Braw
Resident Fellow
American Enterprise Institute
Natasha Gedge
Natasha Gedge
jHub Chief Operating Officer
jHub, Ministry of Defence
Captain Christopher Ling RN
Captain Christopher Ling RN
Head of Nemesis
Royal Navy
Dr Keith Dear
Dr Keith Dear
Director of Artificial Intelligence Innovation
Fujitsu Defence
Brian Raymond
Brian Raymond
Vice President of National Security
Primer AI
Steve Beeching
Steve Beeching
Managing Director
Viasat Inc
Kate Maxwell
Kate Maxwell
Chief Technology Officer, Worldwide Defense & Intelligence
Microsoft
Gen (ret.) Tony Thomas
Gen (ret.) Tony Thomas
Former USSOCOM Commander, Venture Partner
Lux Capital Management
Dick Crowell
Dick Crowell
Associate Professor
U.S. Naval War College
Christine Maxwell
Christine Maxwell
Director Cyber Defence and Risk
Ministry of Defence
Phillip Molle
Phillip Molle
Deputy Program Manager, Machine-Assisted Analytic Rapid-repository System
Defense Intelligence Agency
Dr William Chappell
Dr William Chappell
CTO Azure Global and VP of Mission Systems
Microsoft
Andy Hickl
Andy Hickl
Data and AI Lead at Azure Special Capabilities, Infrastructure, and Innovation
Microsoft