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Steve Grundman moderates a panel of industry leaders, including Barbara Humpton of Siemens USA, Andy Hove of AM General, and Brad Feldmann of Cubic Corporation (L-R).

Captains of Industry Series by Joanna Jaworska

Apr 4, 2018

Big Small Companies: How Size Matters in Defense Contracting

Captains of Industry Series by Joanna Jaworska

On April 4, the Atlantic Council hosted a public event on “Big Small Companies: How Size Matters in Defense Contracting.”

Roger Krone (right) discusses Leidos and the industry marketplace with Steven Grundman (left).

Captains of Industry Series by Emily Dean

Apr 2, 2018

Making a Safer, Healthier, and More Efficient World

Captains of Industry Series 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 Series by Atlantic Council

Nov 10, 2016

Corporate-Venture Investing in Aerospace & Defense

Captains of Industry Series by Atlantic Council

Captains of Industry Series by Steve Grundman

Jun 18, 2016

Can Aerospace and Defense Avoid US Automakers’ Mistakes?

Captains of Industry Series 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 […]

Defense Industry Security & Defense

Captains of Industry Series by James Hasik

Jun 15, 2016

The Battlestar strategy

Captains of Industry Series 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.

Defense Industry Security & Defense

Captains of Industry Series by Atlantic Council

Jun 10, 2016

Thriving in the Evolving Space Sector: A Conversation with Richard Ambrose

Captains of Industry Series 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 Series by James Hasik

Jun 9, 2016

Captains of Industry Series Featured in Inverse

Captains of Industry Series by James Hasik

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Space Technology & Innovation

Captains of Industry Series by James Hasik

Apr 21, 2016

Should Silicon Valley take the Pentagon seriously?

Captains of Industry Series 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 […]

Defense Industry Security & Defense

Captains of Industry Series

Apr 19, 2016

Westward Ho? Silicon Valley and the Future of Defense Innovation

Captains of Industry Series

Captains of Industry Series by Brent Scowcroft Center

Apr 19, 2016

Westward Ho? Silicon Valley and the Future of Defense Innovation

Captains of Industry Series 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.