The Thinklogical Defense and Intelligence Advisory Board
The purpose of the Thinklogical Defense and Intelligence Advisory Board is to foster solution innovation while deepening the company’s global relationship with government, military, intelligence and homeland security customers. The caliber of military and civilian leadership who have been drawn together to form Thinklogical’s Defense and Intelligence Advisory Board is clear validation of the important role that Thinklogical plays in the global defense, intelligence and security communities.
Arthur L. Money
The Honorable Arthur L. Money was named Assistant Secretary of Defense for Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence [ASD (C3I)] in 1999 and maintained that post until 2001. Prior to that, he served as the Senior Civilian Official, Office of the ASD (C3I). Simultaneously, he served as the Department of Defense (DoD) Chief Information Officer (CIO) from February 1998 to April 2001. He has also served as Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Research, Development and Acquisition and as CIO for the Air Force; Vice President and Deputy General Manager for the TRW Avionics and Surveillance Group; and as President of ESL Inc., a subsidiary of TRW. A former member of the Defense Science Board and Chair of the FBI Science & Technology Advisory Board, Mr. Money currently serves as the Chairman of the Outside Advisory Board for the NSA and the FBI.
In addition to being a current advisory official at the NGA, Peter Marino serves as chairman of the board of directors for TASC Group, a major provider of government engineering architectures and solutions. He has been a consultant to both government and private industries regarding defense and intelligence issues, working for prestigious clients such as the Department of Defense, the Department Homeland Security, Raytheon, Boeing, the National Reconnaissance Office, and the Director of National Intelligence. Marino was a member of the Defense Science Board and the Intelligence Science Board, has held executive positions with Lockheed Martin Corporation and Fairchild Industries, and has served in numerous positions with the CIA dating back to 1970. He has been granted both a Distinguished Intelligence Medal and the Director of Central Intelligence Award for Exceptional Service, and is a senior executive fellow at Harvard University.
Gen. Norton A. Schwartz, U.S. Air Force (ret.)
Gen. Schwartz served as the 19th Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, and retired from military service in 2012. Schwartz graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1973. He is an alumnus of the National War College, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a 1994 Fellow of Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Seminar XXI. He has served as Commander of the Special Operations Command-Pacific, as well as Alaskan Command, Alaskan North American Aerospace Defense Command Region, and the 11th Air Force. Prior to assuming the position of Chief of Staff, Schwartz was Commander, U.S. Transportation Command and served as the single manager for global air, land and sea transportation for the Department of Defense. As Chief of Staff, Schwartz served as the senior uniformed Air Force officer responsible for the organization, training and equipping of 680,000 active-duty, Guard, Reserve and civilian forces serving in the United States and overseas. As a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Schwartz and the other service chiefs functioned as military advisers to the Secretary of Defense, National Security Council and the President. He is currently President and CEO of BENS - Business Executives for National Security.
Adm. James Stavridis, U.S. Navy (ret.)
Adm. Stavridis is a 1976 distinguished graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He assumed duties as commander of European Command and as Supreme Allied Commander, Europe in early summer 2009, and served there through his retirement in the summer of 2013. Prior to his four year assignment in Europe, he was the Commander of US Southern Command from 2006-2009 in Miami Florida, with responsibility for all military-to-military engagement and operations south of the United States in Latin America and the Caribbean. Stavridis was a 4-star Combatant Commander for seven years total, the longest such term in recent US military history. He has served as a strategic and long range planner on the staffs of the Chief of Naval Operations and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Stavridis also served as the executive assistant to the Secretary of the Navy and the senior military assistant to the Secretary of Defense. He holds over 45 medals, decorations and awards, including more than 20 from foreign nations. Stavridis holds an MALD and a PhD in International Relations from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, where he serves today as the school's 12th Dean.
Adm. Archie Clemins, U.S. Navy (ret.)
Adm. Clemins concluded his 34-year military career as the Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet. His early career was spent in the nuclear submarine force where he commanded the attack submarine USS Pogy (SSN647) and Submarine Group Seven. He subsequently commanded U.S. Pacific Fleet Training Command and the U.S Seventh Fleet headquartered in Yokosuka, Japan. Clemins was responsible for the vision and implementation of a secure network to integrate the U.S. Navy’s information systems on land and sea and became known as the "father" of high technology in the U.S. Navy. He led the implementation of a multimillion dollar program called Information Technology for the 21st Century, IT-21. Clemins is founder and president of Caribou Technologies, where he specializes in facilitating alliance partnerships and developing opportunities for the use of primarily commercial solutions to address government interoperability, collaboration, intelligence and tactical challenges. He holds a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering, and an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering from the University of Illinois. He was also awarded AFCEA’s David Sarnoff Award of Outstanding Leadership and is a Member of the National Academy of Engineering.
Gen. Walter "Skip" Sharp, U.S. Army (ret.)
U.S. Army Gen. Walter L. “Skip” Sharp is the former commander of the ROK/U.S. Combined Forces, the U.S. forces, and the U.N. forces in Korea. He graduated from West Point in 1974 and was commissioned an Armor officer. Sharp earned a Master of Science degree in Operations Research and System Analysis from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; and is a graduate of the Armor Basic Course, the Field Artillery Advanced Course, the Command and General Staff College, and the Army War College. He has had four assignments at the Pentagon on the Joint Staff. He was the Deputy Director, J5 for Western Hemisphere/Global Transnational Issues; the Vice Director, J8 for Force Structure, Resources, and Assessment; the Director for Strategic Plans and Policy, J5; and the Director of the Joint Staff. Sharp commanded troops in Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Operation Uphold Democracy in Haiti, and SFOR’s Multinational Division (North) in Bosnia. Sharp retired from the United States Army as a four-star general in September 2011, last serving as Commanding General, United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command, U.S. Forces Korea (UNC/CFC/USK) from 2008 to 2011.