Pentagon Goes Public to Fill Defense Innovation Unit Post amid Pressure from Congress

C4ISRNET Pentagon Goes Public Fill DIU Post Amid Pressure From Congress

The Pentagon’s technology shop posted a job opening this week for a new Defense Innovation Unit director, an unusual move for such a high-level position.

DIU leads the U.S. Department of Defense’s efforts to transition commercial technology for national security applications and works closely with companies new to doing business with DoD. The agency’s current director, Mike Brown, announced in April he would leave the post at the end of his four-year term in September, despite being offered an opportunity to stay another year.

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