Science & Technology Directorate Overview
Ms. Lisa R. Sanders is the Director of Science and Technology (S&T). She is responsible for all S&T funded activities. The S&T Directorate focuses on integrating S&T efforts across the SOF enterprise. This includes ensuring that capability gaps are aligned with technology enablers and developers, ongoing efforts are integrated with transition partners, additional innovation that is required to address S&T gaps is identified, and disruptive technology solutions are assessed for their impact and potential benefit to the SOF mission set and SOF operator of the future. S&T priorities are aligned with the USSOCOM Commander’s Capabilities and Programming Guidance (CPG). S&T is focusing its efforts on these six Capability Focus Areas: Biotechnologies/Human Interface; Hyper Enabled Operator; Network and Data Management; Next Generation Effects/Precision Strike; Network and Data Generation Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance/Tactically Relevant Situational Awareness; and Next Generation Mobility.