Innovation Does Not Equal National Security | Gen. (Ret.) John W. Raymond and Sally Donnelly

Watch Gen. (Ret.) John W. Raymond, Former Chief of Space Operations of the U.S. Space Force, and Sally Donnelly, founding partner at Pallas Advisors, as they delve into important topics on driving innovation and creating tangible outcomes for the U.S. National Security Community. Learn why government agencies need to move beyond impartiality and neutrality to set a clear path forward, attract critical stakeholders and capabilities, and fearlessly support the winners.

Gain insights into the challenges and opportunities of building a digital defense force, the importance of partnerships with allies and commercial entities, and the necessity of moving at the speed of relevance. This discussion is filled with valuable perspectives on the future of national security and the role of innovation.

Key Topics:

  • Driving innovation for U.S. National Security
  • Overcoming self-limiting ideas of impartiality and neutrality
  • Setting a clear path forward for government agencies
  • Attracting critical stakeholders and capabilities
  • Supporting winners and backing successful prototypes
  • Building a digital force for space operations
  • Importance of partnerships with allies and commercial entities
  • Moving at the speed of relevance to maintain a competitive advantage
  • Preventing bureaucracy and maintaining agility
  • Leveraging technology and innovation from private companies and allies

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