Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
Gordon Keiser is Senior Fellow at Potomac Institute
The Potomac Institute welcomes Col Gordon Keiser, USMC (ret) as a Senior Fellow. Prior to joining the Institute, he was at the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory, Quantico, VA, and worked at the U.S. Naval Institute.
He retired from the Marine Corps as an infantry colonel in 1989. After retirement, he worked from Jan. 2006 to Nov. 2012 as a senior engineer/analyst at the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory in Quantico, VA. From April 2000 to May 2005, he was Senior Editor, Proceedings magazine, and Deputy Seminar Manager at the U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD. From Sep. 1989 to March 2000, he was Director of Operations and Deputy Seminar Manager at the Naval Institute.
Potomac Institute welcomes Ken Hamilton, Senior Fellow
CAPT Ken Hamilton, USNR (ret) has joined Potomac Institute for Policy Studies as a Senior Fellow. He has had a distinguished career both as a naval officer and as an expert in DoD acquisition management. He is the founder and President of the KENTIA Management Group, Inc (KTMG) a private engineering management consulting firm supporting various major DoD Acquisition Programs and industry clients.
He has served the principle strategic management advisor to ACAT I acquisition programs and served as a founding member and acquisition management subject matter expert for OSD’s Systems of Systems Center of Excellence (SOSECE), whose charter was to apply the latest tenets of systems science to the development of methodologies for streamlining the DoD acquisition process. Mr. Hamilton is also the co-founder and President of Mission Technology Systems, LLC (MTS) which is the manufacturer of small tactical unmanned aerial systems (STUAS).
Dr. Hank Orejuela, Ph.D., Joins the Board of Regents
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies (www.potomacinstitute.org) is pleased to announce that Dr. Hank Orejuela has been named a Member of the Board of Regents. Dr. Orejuela founded Applied Systems Analytics LLC in 2011.
Institute Chairman and CEO Michael Swetnam hailed Orejuela's achievements, welcoming him to the Institute: "Dr. Orejuela is an extremely accomplished engineer, developer, leader, and innovator. Every effort he has been involved in for the past forty years has seen unparalleled success due to his participation. I know that his involvement with the Institute will similarly lead us to great impacts."
Dr. Hank Orejuela’s experience and professional accomplishments span both government and private industry, and he has been a leader in the Defense Industry. Dr. Orejuela founded Applied Systems Analytics LLC in 2011 providing Intelligence, IT and Advanced Technology consulting for DoD and other departments of the U.S. government. He supports the Rapid Reaction Technology Office within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Research and Engineering, ASD(R&E) and also recently participated in a comprehensive study for ASD(R&E), addressing the future use of Microelectronics in DoD programs and systems.
Tom O'Leary is Named to the Board of Directors
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies is pleased to announce Tom O'Leary as a new member of the Institute's Board of Directors.
Tom O'Leary is Executive Vice President of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies and heads the Strategy, Plans and Programs section.
He retired from the Marine Corps in 2001. In July of 2001, he joined the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies as a Senior Research Fellow and was subsequently detailed as an IPA from Potomac Institute to the Department of Navy. While an IPA, he served as the first Program Manager for the Littoral Combat Future Naval Capabilities program, then as the Director, Expeditionary Warfare Operations Technology Division, Office of Naval Research, and finally as Technical Director, Marine Corps Warfighting Lab.
Mr. John C. Johnson Is Named Member of the Board of Regents
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies (www.potomacinstitute.org) is pleased to announce that Mr. John C. Johnson has been named a Member of the Board of Regents. Mr. Johnson is currently Vice President, General Manager, and Deputy to the President of Electronic Systems of Northrop Grumman Corporation.
Institute Chairman and CEO Michael Swetnam welcomed Mr. Johnson's appointment, noting, "John Johnson in an individual of accomplishment, commitment, and excellence. He had an extremely distinguished Air Force career and followed that with success at the highest levels of leadership in industry. His knowledge of defense systems will help the Institute better understand, support, and develop policy to further this country's security."
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- The Future of Neuroscience and Neurotechnology
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- Combating Hizballah’s Global Network
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Editors: Michael Swetnam and Tim Sample
- Ethical Issues in Neuroscience July 23, 2013 (All Day)
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- Cyber & Hardware Hacking Scenarios 2023 June 17, 2013 (12:00 - 14:00)
- 15th MEU, Peleliu ARG - June 10, 2013 (14:30 - 15:30)
- ICTS Event: Inevitable Last Resort: Syria or Iran First? September 11, 2012 (12:00 - 14:00)
- Event: "Turkey's Partnership for Security: The Next Phase" August 28, 2012 (12:00 - 14:00)
- Brown Bag Lunch: Featuring CNS Visiting Scholars' Presentations August 09, 2012 (12:00 - 13:00)
Potomac Institute Cyber Center Seminar: To bring to life the gravity of how our current cyber approach is failing and to suggest what a successful strategy may look like, Dr. Ben Sheppard will outline four scenarios:
1. Cyber defenders become...
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Col Campbell, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and CAPT Lobree, Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group, will provide an overview of their eight-month deployment that covered more than 43,000 nautical miles while conducting theater security cooperation exercises...
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The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' International Center for Terrorism Studies will host a luncheon seminar, Inevitable Last Resort: Syria or Iran First? on Tuesday, September 11, at the Institute. Co-sponsors of this event include the...
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' International Center for Terrorism Studies will host a panel discussion, "Turkey's Partnership for Security: The Next Phase," on Tuesday, August 28, at the Institute. This event is by invitation/registration...
Brown-Bag Lunchtime Lecture Series
Thursday, 9. August 2012
2nd Floor Conference Room
CNS Summer Visiting Scholars' Research Lectures
Ilona Brueckmann, Carnegie-Mellon University, PA.
Realities Amongst Myth: Constructs of...