Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security
TopicsEmerging technologies in defense and NatSec, International Security, Missile Defense, US Defense Policy, US Foreign Policy
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- May 15, 2015On April 23, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter gave a speech at Stanford University where he claimed a greater link between Silicon Valley and the Department of Defense (DOD) would help "defend our country and help make a better world."…
- July 19, 2014Defense News quotes Brent Scowcroft Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Patrick O'Reilly on the downed Malaysia Airlines plane near Ukraine's eastern border with Russia:
- July 18, 2014McClatchy quotes Brent Scowcroft Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Patrick O'Reilly on the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane near Ukraine's eastern border with Russia:
- June 15, 2014The Los Anges Times cites Brent Scowcroft Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Patrick O'Reilly's efforts to improve Ground Based Interceptor reliability while as Director of the Missile Defense Agency:
- May 26, 2014Moderator: Ian Brzezinski, Senior Fellow, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council Panelists: Ronald T. Kadish, Executive Vice President, Defense Group, Booz Allen Hamilton Henry A. Obering, Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton Patrick O’Reilly, Non-Resident Senior Fellow,…
Full BioPatrick O’Reilly, Lieutenant General, US Army (retired)
Pat is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council with expertise in recoverable energy, cyber-security, aerospace and missile defense. He also is the senior vice president at Alphabet Energy, Inc. leading the application of thermoelectric technology to convert waste heat directly into electricity for the US government and military. Additionally, Pat is a member of National Advisory Committee for Spark 101 (a non-profit organization to stimulate students’ interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).
During his Army career, Pat was the director of the US Missile Defense Agency and held many positions of responsibility for the procurement of missile defense systems, combat support vehicles and power generation equipment. He holds functional and technical expertise in aerospace, electronics, and physics and was an associate professor of physics at West Point. He is a West Point graduate with master’s degrees in Physics, National Security and Strategic Studies, and Management.