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Digitalize the enterprise

If NATO is to unlock new frontiers of innovation and harness emerging technology, digitalizing how it does business is the key.

NATO 20/2020 by Jeffrey Reynolds, Jeffrey Lightfoot

Defense Technologies Digital Policy

Jeffrey Reynolds is a nonresident senior fellow at the Transatlantic Security Initiative within the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security and is interested in the relationship between Canada and the United States in an age of profound complexity. Reynolds is an operations researcher at NATO’s Allied Command Transformation in Norfolk, Virginia. He has worked across every aspect of defense transformation at the strategic political-military level. He focuses on new and emerging threats and the power that new capabilities can bring to a changing operational domain. In addition, he is the first honorary fellow with the Policy Insights Forum in Ottawa, Canada, a think tank dedicated to promoting strategic insights regarding defense, foreign affairs, technology, and the economy. Reynolds is a published author on digitalization, partnerships, and strategy.

A native of Vancouver, Canada, Reynolds gained political experience as a legislative aide for the Premier of British Columbia. He served in the Canadian Armed Forces, beginning his career as a cook and serving ultimately as an inspection diver in the Royal Canadian Navy reserve. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia and Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University. In addition, Reynolds is an alumnus of the Program for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School.