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Innovation in the National Security Community

Thursday, October 8, 2020

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Innovation in the National Security Community Track Opening Remarks
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Mark Valentine (He/Him)
Mark Valentine (He/Him)
Microsoft, General Manager, National Security
Kevin Landtroop (He/Him)
Kevin Landtroop (He/Him)
Capital Factory, Vice President of Defense

Thank you to Microsoft, our Innovation in the National Security Community Sponsor.

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How the National Security Community and Industry can act more like a Startup
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Kurt DelBene (He/Him)
Kurt DelBene (He/Him)
Microsoft, Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Core Services Engineering and Operation
Jen Sovada (She/Her)
Jen Sovada (She/Her)
MissionTech Solutions, LLC, Chief Futures Officer

Should the DoD act more like a startup? How government and traditional industry is handling the shift towards sourcing emerging tech through startups.

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Keynote Address by Paul Puckett, Director of the Army Enterprise Cloud Management Office
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Paul Puckett (He/Him)
Paul Puckett (He/Him)
Army Enterprise Cloud Management Office, Director

What's new with ECMO, the Army's cloud and DevSecOps infrastructure that will power the new Software Factory

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Dual-Use Technology and Artificial Intelligence
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Ellen Chang (She/Her)
Ellen Chang (She/Her)
BMNT/Syndicate 708, Director/Managing Partner
Douglas Drakeley (He/Him)
Douglas Drakeley (He/Him)
JAIC, Industry Outreach Officer

Dual-Use technology and Artificial Intelligence: how organizations like DIU and JAIC are creating a whole new investment thesis. Fireside Chat with: Doug Drakeley, Industry Outreach at the Joint Artifical Intelligence Center and Ellen Chang, Dual-Use Technologist, Investor, and Accelerator with BMNT and Syndicate 708. 

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Dual-Use Startup Showcase hosted by Kevin Landtroop of Capital Factory and Cullen Jones of Microsoft
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Gustavo Sanchez (He/Him)
Gustavo Sanchez (He/Him)
Pandata Tech, Co-Founder
Cullen Jones (He/Him)
Cullen Jones (He/Him)
Microsoft, Sr Startup Lead: National Security Group
Kevin Landtroop (He/Him)
Kevin Landtroop (He/Him)
Capital Factory, Vice President of Defense
David Reeths (He/Him)
David Reeths (He/Him)
Red 6, Chief Strategy Officer

Hear success stories and see product demos from four cutting-edge technology startups who have had success winning DoD innovation programs and partnering with industry.