A roadmap for US military innovation based on the Navy's history of success through civilian-military collaborations
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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.
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What Would Rickover Do
My brother, Tim Oliver, has served for eight years as the President of the Capitol Chapter of the Naval Submarine League. For his last meeting today he invited me to speak. I have therefore poached a little from my upcoming...
Is Good Management Sufficient?
At the invitation of Fred Rainbow, I gave a presentation to the Leadership Forum of The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association last night. At the conclusion, Linda and I took questions for an hour before we went to dinner...
After living in Northern Virginia for a couple of decades, Linda and I are moving this Spring to Patrick’s Point which is just north of Trinidad in Northern California, where the redwoods kiss the fog. Trinidad is two hundred miles...