Paul G. Kaminski
Paul G. Kaminski is "Chairman and CEO of Technovation, Inc. He served as the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology from October 3, 1994, to May 16, 1997. During 1981-1984, he served as Director for Low Observables Technology, with responsibility for directing the development and fielding of stealth systems. Prior to that, he served as Special Assistant to the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering.
"Dr. Kaminski is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE), an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics, and a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is a Director of Anteon International Corporation, the Atlantic Council of the United States, the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc., DynCorp, Eagle-Picher Technologies, General Dynamics, and Pacific Sierra Research. He is an Honorary Trustee of American Technology Alliances. He is a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Technical Advisory Group, a member of the National Reconnaissance Office Advisory Council, a member of the Procurement Roundtable, and a consultant to the Office of Secretary of Defense/Defense Science Board.
"Dr. Kaminski has received the following awards: The Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service (3 awards), The Defense Distinguished Service Medal, The Defense Intelligence Agency Director's Award, Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster, The International Strategic Studies Association Stefan T. Possony Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Strategic Progress through Science and Technology, The Netherlands Medal of Merit in Gold, and the Air Force Systems Command Scientific Achievement Award."
Dr. Kaminski is a member of the Strategic Advisory Board of MILCOM. He is a "senior partner in Global Technology Partners, LLC [since 1998] and Chairman/CEO of Technovation, Inc. Previously, he served in various government positions, including Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology, Director for Low Observables Technology (DoD), Chairman of the Defense Science Board, and a member of the Defense Policy Board. Dr. Kaminski's education includes a BS degree from USAFA, two MS degrees from MIT, and a PhD in aeronautics and astronautics from Stanford University. His awards include Fellow of the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics."
"Dr. Paul Kaminski is currently chairman and CEO of Technovation, Inc., a consulting company dedicated to the development and application of advanced technology, and a senior partner in the investment firm of Global Technology Partners, an affiliate of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Merchant Banking Partners. He served as Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology from 1994 to 1997. Prior to that position, he was a highly-decorated officer in the Air Force for 20 years, serving as Director for Low Observables Technology, directing the development and fielding of stealth systems, and as a special assistant to the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering.
"Dr. Kaminski is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the IEEE, an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He serves on the board of directors for several U.S. corporations and industry groups. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Air Force Academy , Master of Science degrees in aeronautics and astronautics and electrical engineering from MIT and a Ph.D. in aeronautics and astronautics from Stanford University."
- Trustee, In-Q-It, Inc. (September 1999)
- Director, DFI International
- Director, General Dynamics, Anteon International Corporation, DynCorp, Exostar, and RAND Corporation(appointed to RAND December 2001) (As of April 2003.)
- Distinguished Graduate Recognition 2002, USAFA
- Trustee (Chair), RAND Corporation