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Wednesday - Main Agenda



AE Investment Community Roundtable

08 May 2024
Tampa Convention Center - Ground Floor - Room 118 - 119
Industry Track

Ms. Melissa Johnson, the Acquisition Executive for USSOCOM, will provide opening comments on the following topics below then request feedback, perspective, and/or questions from the audience. The topics will be:

  • How is SOCOM thinking about its market research and scanning?
  • How is SOCOM thinking about program money and aligning to urgent needs?
  • How does SOCOM leverage nontraditional startups and scaleups?
  • What kind of value does SOCOM see in commercial technology vs partnership with industry?
Mr. Thomas Tull, Founder & Chairman - U.S. Innovative Technology Fund
Ms. Melissa Johnson, The Acquisition Executive - U.S. Special Operations Command
Ms. Leslie Babich, Director - SOFWERX
Mr. Daniel Folliard, Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Officer - U.S. Special Operations Command
Ms. Lisa R. Sanders, Director, Science and Technology Directorate - U.S. Special Operations Command
Lieutenant Colonel Amanda Wilson, Private Capital Integrator - U.S. Special Operations Command

  • We are extremely excited to convene the community at SOF Week 2024. This convention for U.S. and International SOF will include a diverse slate of programs, to include professional development sessions, interactive discussions about the future of SOF, and an up-close view of some of the best tech available to our warfighters. GSOF looks forward to working with USSOCOM to make SOF Week 2024 an impactful event.
    Stuart Bradin
    President and CEO, GSOF


Co-sponsorship of this event does not imply endorsement of GSOF, its services, or products by the United States Government, the Department of Defense, or U.S. Special Operations Command.