Meet the Speakers

Q1 Confirmed Speakers


Michael Powell
Michael Powell
Cyber Representative – North America, UK Defence & Security Exports, DIT,
British Embassy Washington
Suranga Wickramasekera
Suranga Wickramasekera
Business Development Manager
Pitch Technologies Ltd
Chris Poole
Chris Poole
Digital SME, Government, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Dr. Alexander Kott
Dr. Alexander Kott
Chief Scientist
U.S. Army Research Laboratory
Tarek Abdelzaher
Tarek Abdelzaher
Director, IoBT REIGN
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Mary Lee
Mary Lee
Mathematician
RAND Corporation
Chad Gray
Chad Gray
Cybersecurity and Privacy Principal
PwC US
Kurt Fields
Kurt Fields
Director, Emerging Technology Advisory
PWC
Miguel Smart
Miguel Smart
Partner
Strategy&, part of the PwC network (formerly Booz & Company)
James (Rusty) Rentsch
James (Rusty) Rentsch
Vice President, Technical Operations and Standards
Aerospace Industry Association
Jean-Paul Buu-Sao
Jean-Paul Buu-Sao
Lately Senior Architect at Exostar
Consultant
Ric Green MSc MIET MINCOSE
Ric Green MSc MIET MINCOSE
Land Open Systems Architecture, Land Equipment
DE&S – UK Ministry of Defence
Lt Col (USMC) Brandon Newell
Lt Col (USMC) Brandon Newell
Director, SoCal Tech Bridge, NavalX
U.S. Department of Navy
Tony White
Tony White
Chief Technology Officer - Land (Precision Control Systems)
Ultra Electronics Group
Andrew Hartigan
Andrew Hartigan
Vice President, Aviation
Innovative Defense Technologies
Doug Brown
Doug Brown
Head of Artificial Intelligence and Analytics Guild
Capita
Craig Gottlieb
Craig Gottlieb
Managing Director, Aerospace and Defense
Accenture
Jason Rios
Jason Rios
Sr Vice President & General Manager, Aerospace
Sentient Science Corporation
Steven Roemerman
Steven Roemerman
Chairman and CEO
Lone Star Analysis
Dr. Bill Lewis
Dr. Bill Lewis
Former Director of the Aviation Development Directorate of AMRDEC
Tennessee Technical Test Team
Shannon Parker
Shannon Parker
Senior Manager of Business Development for Government Services
Boeing
Brandon Johnson
Brandon Johnson
Digital Product Strategy Leader
Bell Flight
Jordan Garrett
Jordan Garrett
Digital Twin and Edge Solutions Lead
Dell Technologies
Peter Shultz
Peter Shultz
Senior Manager, FVL Digital Systems
Bell Flight
Alexander Stephenson
Alexander Stephenson
Editor
Defence IQ
Lieutenant Colonel Arnel David
Lieutenant Colonel Arnel David
Cofounder
UK Fight Club

Early Q2 Confirmed Speakers


Anika Binnendijk
Anika Binnendijk
Political Scientist
RAND Corporation
Tim Marler
Tim Marler
Senior Research Engineer
RAND Corporation
Randy Brown
Randy Brown
VP & Division Manager
Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA)
Matthew Bennett
Matthew Bennett
Technical Director
Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA)
Dean Hoover
Dean Hoover
Systems Engineering Section Manager/Virtual Systems
Raytheon
Lieutenant Colonel Roberto Baldisserri
Lieutenant Colonel Roberto Baldisserri
Deputy Director and Chief of the Concept Development and Experimentation Department
Italian Joint C-M/M UAS Centre of Excellence
Dr. Claudio Palestini
Dr. Claudio Palestini
Officer, Counter Terrorism Section, Emerging Security Divisions, NATO
PM, NATO Counter UAS Working Group
Dr. Christian Coman
Dr. Christian Coman
Joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance
NCIA