Senior Defense and Industry Advisor, Hacking for Defense
Stan Soloway is a senior defense and industry advisor for “Hacking for Defense”, a defense innovation academic curriculum piloted at Stanford University and taught at over 50 universities globally in the US, UK, Australia, and Norway. Hacking for Defense (H4D) is part of the non-profit "The Common Mission Project" and has programs in the US, UK, Australia, and Norway. The program is funded at US Universities by the National Security Innovation Network (NSIN). He is also president and CEO of Celero Strategies, LLC. He previously served for 15 years as president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, and was deputy undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition Reform and director of the Defense Reform Initiative during the Clinton administration, receiving the Secretary of Defense Medals for Outstanding and Distinguished Public Service. He is a fellow of both the National Academy of Public Administration and the National Contract Management Association and has written on federal acquisition for books published by Cambridge University, Harvard University Law School, the University of Pennsylvania, and the IBM Center for the Business of Government. He is a three-time winner of the Federal 100 Award; winner of the CES/Government Technology Leadership Award; and recipient of the GCN IT Executive of Year award.