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Dan Folliard

Chief Digital Officer, US SOCOM

Dan Folliard is the Chief Digital and AI Officer at U.S. Special Operations Command. He is a career civil servant and was formerly a senior executive in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, serving in both OUSD(Policy) and in the immediate office of multiple Secretaries and Deputy Secretaries of Defense.

DOD Managers Need a New Approach. SOCOM Can Lead the Way

The Pentagon's McNamara-era philosophy is woefully insufficient to a world that changes daily. U.S. Special Operations Command is working to craft a better one.