Wednesday, December 2nd
Doubletree Crystal City (6:00-8:00PM)
The Honorable Dr. John Hillen
George Mason University School of Business
Rethinking America's Strategic Position and Prospects
For the Rethinking Seminar, Dr. Hillen will discuss strategic security advantages that the U.S. enjoys (such as a resurgence of its energy supply, a return of manufacturing, its ability to innovate, its economic prowess, its partnerships and alliances), and the impact of these advantages on global security. He will specifically address topics such as where, when, why, and how the U.S. should engage globally and how the U.S. should deal with the Middle East and China.
The Honorable Dr. John Hillen, is the Executive in Residence and Professor of Practice at George Mason University's School of Business where he teaches and focuses on leadership, strategy, management, and entrepreneurship. A decorated combat veteran and noted national security scholar, Hillen has led four defense and intelligence technology firms, most recently as President and CEO of Sotera Defense Solutions. Hillen also served as chairman of the Professional Services Council, the trade industry group for government contracting firms. He currently sits on the boards of SOS International LLC, Software AG Government Solutions Inc., Cygnacom Solutions Inc., IAP Global Services LLC, and National Review Inc. Previously, he served as assistant secretary for political-military affairs for the U.S. Department of State and President of CGI Federal. A recognized industry leader in the technology contacting space and an experienced director of both public and private companies, Hillen has served on the boards of over a half dozen federal contracting firms and earned his doctorate in international relations from Oxford University.
NOTE: The December Rethinking Seminar will be held at the DOUBLETREE CRYSTAL CITY at 300 Army Navy Dr, Arlington, VA, two blocks east of our usual location. Food will be available for purchase from the Market and Lobby bar across from the meeting room.