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Aaron Schumacher iFest Presentation

America’s Tech Titans – Their Advice to the Department of Defense

Aaron Schumacher

The Defense Innovation Board, a board made up of America’s leading Tech Titans, provided 12 recommendations to the Secretary of Defense during 2016-2017. In this presentation, Aaron provides an overview of the major issues facing the Department today - which paints a stark narrative for the importance of innovation in the realm of distributed learning.


Aaron Schumacher is the Research Director for the Defense Innovation Board. Aaron has extensive experience in the fields of foreign policy and defense, with notable leadership roles as the international director of branding for the Foreign Policy group and the former Vice President of Young Professionals in Foreign Policy.


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