BENS Silicon Valley member David Spirk, former Chief Data Officer at the Department of Defense, joins Palantir as a Senior Counselor. Spirk, will now advise Palantir and focus on helping its leadership grow the company’s government and international business.
US Ambassador Tsunis is Joined By a Delegation of BENS Members along with Hellenic National Defence General Staff Chief General Constantinos Floros as He Visits Alexandroupolis Port Authority in Greece.
Building the Base Interviews Sue Gordon, Former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence
In this week’s episode of Building the Base, BENS Senior Fellow, Hondo Guerts and BENS member, Lauren Bedula join Sue Gordon, Director at CACI International and former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, to discuss the future of the defense industrial network. One of the most promising avenues Sue highlighted was increased collaboration with the private sector, an area which has seen increased activity in part spurred on by the urgency of the Ukraine crisis.
September 29 | Dallas BENS Texas Dallas luncheon discussion with Major General Andrew Gebara, USAF, Commander, Eighth Air Force, and Commander, Joint-Global Strike Operations Center, Barksdale Air Force Base.
Multiple Dates, Locations BENS Texas luncheon discussions on China and the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party with Col Heino Klinck, USA (Ret.), Senior Associate, CSIS, and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for East Asia.