Natalie Barrett is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center, technologist, servant leader and creative. She has the reputation of a leader who can see the big picture, understand the pain point, and build teams to address the issue. Barrett has managed high-impact portfolios with large teams of scientists and engineers across multiple domains including human-machine-teams, artificial intelligence, space, advanced communications, cyber, wearables, exoskeletons, biotechnology and climate. Throughout her career, she has served across government and commercial industries. Key projects include wearables, olfaction, novel sensors, isothermal assays (realized in the rapid COVID-19 diagnostic tests), microarray reader systems for the Human Genome Project, and cancer research. Barrett is passionate about working with organizations of change makers striving to meet critical needs (security, humanitarian, and climate-related) through the development and implementation of resilient solutions.