Executive Director, Defense Innovation Board
Joshua Marcuse, Defense Innovation Board executive director and an
adjunct fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He
also established and leads the OSD Policy Design & Innovation
Practice, and is a design thinking instructor and facilitator.
Previously, he worked at the management consulting firm Booz Allen
Hamilton and at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Josh is an adjunct fellow at the Center for Strategic &
International Studies and is in the 2015 Next Generation National
Security Leaders Program at the Center for a New American Security
(CNAS). He was an Aspen Scholar at the Aspen Ideas Festival in 2009.
Josh is a fellow of the Truman National Security Project, where he
co-leads the DoD Expert Group and advises the Leadership Development
program. He serves on advisory boards of Atlas Corps, the Franklin
Project of the Aspen Institute, LearnServe, Luke’s Wings, Millennium
Action Project, the Next Generation of Government Summit, the Project
for the Study of the 21st Century, and Young Government Leaders. He
works with interfaith couples at Sixth&i Synagogue.
Josh graduated from Dartmouth College. He is certified in change
management from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown
University. He is pursuing a Gallup certification in executive coaching
and a LUMA Institute certification in Human-Centered Design.