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.



New Leadership Book Coming

By: Dave Oliver | Posted in: Uncategorized

The Naval Press Institute will publish my latest book, The Art of Leadership,this Fall or Winter. The book uses case studies to explore the inherent risks of leadership and the tools available to those who would … Read More >>



Intent to Betray released 8 June

By: Dave Oliver | Posted in: Uncategorized

The appeal of “Camelot” is not the lovely ladies, the swelling music, the pastel of the background or the men’s armor. It was instead the morality of the mission and the sense of shared sacrifice … Read More >>