Dave’s diverse career has included extensive experience in government and industry as well as the military. He and his wife, Linda, now live on the West Coast.

Immediately before he retired, Dave was the  CEO of the EADS North America Defense Company. Before that Dave was in Iraq where Paul (Jerry) Bremer selected him to become the Director of Management and Budget for the Coalition Forces.

Previously, Dave served in the Clinton Administration as Principal Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, a position the President appointed him to while Dave was worked as an executive at Northrop Grumman Corporation following a thirty-two year career in the Navy.

Sep

23

Submarine History Symposium

By: Dave Oliver | Posted in: Uncategorized

I will be at the Naval Submarine League Symposium on 31 October if anyone wants their copies of Against the Tide signed. It will be a great opportunity to discuss how Dave Minton’s patrol aboard … Read More >>

Sep

23

Tantor Media purchases audio rights for Against the Tide

By: Dave Oliver | Posted in: Uncategorized

Naval Institute Press notified me this week that Tantor Media had purchased audio rights for Against the Tide.  Interesting, a month ago I sent the Press a new leadership book that is essentially a follow-on to … Read More >>