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Mr. David Gunning
Program Manager, Information Innovation Office
Mr. David Gunning joined DARPA in December 2015, as an IPA from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). He is an experienced technology manager with research interests in artificial intelligence (AI) and human-computer symbiosis. More
Dr. Timothy Hancock
Program Manager, Microsystems Technology Office
Dr. Timothy M. Hancock joined DARPA as a program manager in September 2016. His research interests revolve around RF microsystem development that spans semiconductor device processing, circuit design and system integration for communication, radar, and electromagnetic spectrum- sensing applications. More
Program Manager, Information Innovation Office
Mr. Logan Harr joined DARPA as a program manager in October 2017. His research interests include cyberspace operations. More
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Program Manager, Biological Technologies Office
COL Matthew Hepburn, MC, USA joined DARPA as a program manager in 2013. He aims to address the dynamic threats of emerging infectious diseases with potential impact on national security. More
Naval Special Warfare, Director's Office
Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) Neil Hermansen is on assignment from Naval Special Warfare to DARPA with duties in the Adaptive Execution Office. He is the principal lead for transitioning technology to special mission units within the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM), select members of the Intelligence Community, and other DoD partners. CWO Hermansen provides subject matter expertise to program managers and technology office leadership on matters important to the warfighter based on his extensive operational experience. More
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Security, Information Innovation Office
Mrs. Denice Holden is the Program Security Officer for the Information Innovation Office (I2O). She is responsible for ensuring that all I2O information, data and materials requiring safeguarding in the interest of national security are protected as prescribed. More
Stephen Jameson
Program Manager, Information Innovation Office
Mr. Steve Jameson joined DARPA in August 2014. His current research focuses on technologies to enable situation understanding, improve effectiveness and timeliness of decision-making, and build trust between humans and autonomous reasoning systems. Specific interests include knowledge representation, techniques for causal modeling, reasoning, and inference, as well as technologies to support mixed initiative reasoning, with a focus on enabling non-expert users to effectively interact with automated reasoning systems. More
Program Manager, Strategic Technology Office
Lt. Col. Jimmy “Reverend” Jones joined DARPA in October 2016 as a program manager in the Strategic Technology Office. Prior to his arrival, he was the chief of the Advanced Countermeasures Branch in Air Force Special Programs at the Pentagon. More