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Joe Lonsdale

Co-Founder, Palantir & Founding Partner, 8VC

Major General Thomas Copinger-Symes

Major General Thomas Copinger-Symes

Director of Military Digitisation, Strategic Command UK Ministry of Defence

Lichelle Wolmarans

Venture Associate, PUBLIC

Richard Gill

CEO and Co-Founder, Drone Defence

Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Yoav Har-Even

President & CEO, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.

Ram Puvinathan

Transformation Associate, PUBLIC

Clare Cameron

Director of Defence Innovation, UK MOD

Sir Julian King

Former European Commissioner for Security Union

Mircea Geoană

NATO Deputy Secretary General

Kori Schake

Director of Foreign and Defense Policy, at the American Enterprise Institute

Adm Tony Radakin

First Sea Lord, UK

André Loesekrug-Pietri

Chairman, JEDI

James Kuht

RAF Doctor, Cabinet Office Data Science Unit

Angus Lapsley

Director General Strategy & International Policy, UK MOD

Charlie Forte


Rory Copinger-Symes

Director, Charlie Sierra Group

Lyric Jain

CEO, Logically

Lieutenant General Frank Leidenberger

Chief Strategy Officer, BWI GmbH

Rear Admiral James MacLeod

Assistant Chief of Defence Staff, UK MOD

Yossi Vardi

Investor & Entrepreneur/Chairman, Unbound

Kristian Vengsgaard

CIO Danish Armed Forces

Liam Maxwell

Director Government Transformation, AWS

Rafel Jorda Siquer

CEO and Founder, Open Cosmos

Rahul Powar

Co-Founder & CEO, Red Sift

Damian Collins MP

MP for Folkestone and Hythe, The Infotagion Podcast

Joe Robinson

CEO Defence and Security, Improbable

Lawrence Freedman

Emeritus Professor of War Studies

Suzanne Ashman

General Partner, LocalGlobe

Andre Rogascewski

CEO, Netcompany

Nicola Bates

Boeing HorizonX Global Ventures

Chris Bailey

General Manager, Global National Security, AWS

Lisa Gaisford

Managing Director, Dcode

Maddy Phipps-Taylor

CEO, Eva Health

Priya Guha

Venture Partner, Merian Ventures

Alexander de Carvalho

Chief Investment Officer

Libby Valance-Bull

Senior Account Executive, Rebellion Defence

Elisabeth Braw

Resident Fellow at American Enterprise Institute, columnist at Foreign Policy

Robert Hannigan

Former Director, GCHQ

Jonathan Luff

Co-Founder, CyLon

Camille Grand

Assistant Secretary-General for Investment, NATO

Tabitha Goldstaub

Chair AI Council, UK Government

Cate Gwilliam

CEO, Co-Founder Geollect

Tho Nilsson

CIO, Swedish Armed Forces

Andrew McMahon

Partner, Ridgeline Partners

Jacob Alexa

Deputy Permanent Secretary of State for Defence, Danish MoD

Nicholas Nelson

Senior Technology Advisor, Georgia Tech Research Institute

Uwe Horstmann

GP at Project A Ventures and a Reserve Officer at the German army

Nina Schick

Director, Tamang Ventures + Author

Dr Ali Hawks

CEO, Common Mission Project

Marcus Stow

Fomer Chief Operating Officer, JHubMed

Maggie Feldman-Piltch

CEO and Founder at #NatSecGirlSquad

Morgan Long

Navy Digital Services, PHF almuni

Dr Keith Dear

Director of Artificial Intelligence Innovation at Fujitsu Defence and Security

Suzanne Vares-Lum

Commander’s Mobilization Assistant, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command

David Chinn

Head of Israel Office, McKinsey& Co

Fabrice Pothier

Chief Strategy Officer at Rasmussen Global, Previously NATO

Tobias Ellwood

MP for Bournemouth East, Chair of the Defence Select Committee

Martin Pert

Leader of RAF Red Arrows

Nadav Poplawski

Co-Founder and CEO, UNIQAI Systems

Mary Haigh

Chief Information & Security Officer, BAE Systems

Sebastian Clauss

Startup Engagement, Cyber Innovation Hub Bundeswehr

Nabil Lodey

CEO, Envitia

Benedetta Berti

Head of Policy Planning, Office of the Secretary General, NATO

Dr Joe Felter

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia

Professor Peter Grindrod

Professor of Mathematics, University of Oxford

James Rogers

Co-Founder, Council on Geostrategy

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