Dr. Michael Zatman

U.S. Department of Defense
Principal Director, Fully Networked Command, Control and Communications, Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering
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Dr Michael Zatman serves as the Principal Director for Integrated Network System of Systems in the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering and is responsible for leading the Nation's vision and strategy for networking, command, control and communications to support and enhance the Department’s warfighting capability. Before joining the Office of the Secretary of Defense in 2019, Michael was a fellow at SAZE Technologies. Prior to that he was Technical Director of QinetiQ North America's Technology Solutions Group, a DARPA Program Manager and a Member of Technical at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory. During his career Michael has provided both organizational and technical leadership to the creation, development and fielding of new technologies, the solving of complicated technical problems and the optimization of multi-faceted system and platform concepts. He is a nationally recognized expert in communications, radar, sensor and electronic warfare systems with an extensive knowledge and understanding of ground, sea, air and space based communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. Michael received his BEng (Hons – 1st Class) and PhD degrees from the University of Leeds in 1991 and 1994 respectively