Josh Marcuse

Head, Strategy & Innovation, Global Public Sector
NDIA National Security AI Conference and Exhibition (NSAICE)

Josh Marcuse is the head of strategy and Innovation for Global Public Sector at Google Cloud. He leads a team of public sector digital transformation experts who work to solve-real world problems in public health, smart cities, cyber defense, and more for governments around the world. Previously, Josh served as executive director of the Defense Innovation Board, a group focused on bringing technological and organizational innovation and the business practices of Silicon Valley to the Department of Defense (DoD). Josh served as the innovation advisor to the DoD CTO and also held roles in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) for Policy, Personnel & Readiness, and the Chief Management Officer. Prior to DoD, Josh worked at the Center for Strategic & International Studies, Booz Allen Hamilton, and the Council on Foreign Relations. Josh is active in several nonprofit organizations outside of Google, including serving as an advisor or board member to Schmidt Futures, Tech Talent Project, Silicon Valley Defense Group, Young Professionals in Foreign Policy, the Defense Entrepreneurs Forum, and the Federal Innovator Network at the Partnership for Public Service. He is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a Fellow of the Truman National Security Project.