May 11, 2016

Defense Secretary Revamps Pentagon Technology Unit

Featuring Ben FitzGerald, and Loren DeJonge Schulman

Journalists Gordon Lubold, Doug Cameron

Defense Secretary Ash Carter is overhauling nascent efforts to do business with Silicon Valley, hoping to reinvigorate a Pentagon innovation office that failed to gain traction in the technology community.

Mr. Carter announced Wednesday that he has removed leaders of the innovation office, opened last August in Silicon Valley, replacing them with executives who have worked at top tech firms, including Apple Inc. and the Google arm of Alphabet Inc.

 

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  • Ben FitzGerald

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Defense Program

    Ben FitzGerald is a partner at Lupa, a private investment firm, and an adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). At Lupa he leads the firm’s inve...

  • Loren DeJonge Schulman

    Deputy Director of Studies

    Loren DeJonge Schulman is the Deputy Director of Studies and the Leon E. Panetta Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security. Her research interests include nation...