Captains of Industry SeriesApr 2, 2018
Making a Safer, Healthier, and More Efficient World
By Emily Dean
On April 2, the Atlantic Council hosted Roger Krone, chairman and chief executive officer of Leidos, for a conversation on “Making a Safer, Healthier, and More Efficient World” as a part of the Atlantic Council’s Captains of Industries Series.
Captains of Industry SeriesJun 18, 2016
Can Aerospace and Defense Avoid US Automakers’ Mistakes?
By Steve Grundman
At the end of 2014, the CEO of naval shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries, Mike Petters, delivered an address at the Atlantic Council entitled, “Playing the Long Game”. In it, Petters made the case for the chief executive’s leadership antidote to what he called “the institutionalization of the short-term”: No. 1: You have to think that […]
Captains of Industry SeriesJun 15, 2016
The Battlestar strategy
By James Hasik
The future of Big Space depends on the defensibility of big satellites. If big satellites continue to provide cost-effective and defensible concentrations of functionality, then Big Space will have a defensible position in the market.
Captains of Industry SeriesJun 10, 2016
Thriving in the Evolving Space Sector: A Conversation with Richard Ambrose
By Atlantic Council
On June 8, 2016, the Atlantic Council’s Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security’s Emerging Defense Challenges Initiative (EDC) hosted its fifteenth address in its Captains of Industry (CoI) series. The CoI series aims to provide a forum for senior executives in the aerospace and defense industry to address the various public interests their companies serve […]
Captains of Industry SeriesApr 21, 2016
Should Silicon Valley take the Pentagon seriously?
By James Hasik
Culture still trumps law in the quest for military innovation. On Tuesday evening, as part of the Council’s Captains of Industry series, our Lund Fellow Steve Grundman hosted a panel discussion amongst the CEOs of three Californian startup firms. Mylea Charvat’s Savonix is building a “mobile, clinically valid, reliable, neuro-cognitive assessment and brain health platform.” John De Santis’s […]
Captains of Industry SeriesApr 19, 2016
Westward Ho? Silicon Valley and the Future of Defense Innovation
By Brent Scowcroft Center
On Tuesday, April 19th from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., the Atlantic Council Captains of Industry initiative featured a discussion with three business leaders from Silicon Valley whose companies are responding to Secretary of Defense Carter’s outreach to the commercial technology sector.