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Richard Carlin

Richard Carlin
Naval Accelerator

Naval Accelerator

Over 40 years experience in scientific research spanning academia, industry and government. Extensive experience in the defense research community, including over 12 years as the Department Head for Sea Warfare and Weapons that required both strategic and tactical planning of programs that address Naval S&T requirements across a breadth of technical areas and align with the Department of the Navy leadership guidance and policies. As a Senior Executive, provides technical and strategic advice to Navy senior leadership that has led to the implementation of several initiative that merge technology innovation, entrepreneurship and workforce development, especially for veterans. These initiatives span across and link together academia, naval laboratories, small businesses, defense and commerccial industries, and the private investment sector, and they are now a full-time responsibility within the Naval Agility ecosystem.