Dr. Jeremy Lanman

U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI)
Chief Technology Officer
2023 Human Systems Conference : Keynote Address
Dr. Jeremy Lanman is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) in Orlando, Florida. PEO STRI executes a multi-billion dollar program annually, and staffed by more than 1,000 military, government civilian and service support contractors. The organization also manages Foreign Military Sales programs that support more than 65 countries. As CTO, Dr. Lanman is the principal advisor to the PEO on all science, technology, and enterprise architecture matters. He advises the PEO on administrative and policy guidance regarding technical missions and objectives; provides oversight of science and technology transition planning, technology transfer, systems and software engineering, architecture methodologies, processes and standards. He develops and oversees the implementation of enterprise wide long-range technology and architecture plans and development strategies. Dr. Lanman is the PEO’s authoritative scientific counsel and liaison for other Government agencies, industry and academia.
Prior to this assignment, Dr. Lanman served as the Assistant Program Executive Officer (APEO) for Integration. In this capacity, he had delegated authority and responsibility to provide direction and support for the integrated planning of the Synthetic Training Environment (STE) modernization programs to include, policy development and management, labor analysis, systems acquisition, program schedules, cost and resource management, and horizontal integration and synchronization of the STE system of systems. Simultaneously his office led a wide variety of highly complex activities to include acquisition/procurement, strategic planning, and administration. Dr. Lanman also served as a Chief Engineer for the Project Manager Solider Training (PM ST) and was responsible for the acquisition life-cycle technical management of the Training and Readiness Accelerator (TReX) program, Live Training Transformation (LT2) Product Line, and Digital Range systems portfolio for the Army worldwide. He assisted the PM ST in the technical management and execution of more than 40 HQDA mission and customer support programs valued at over $600 million per year.
Prior to civil service, Dr. Lanman worked in industry serving first as a software engineer at the Lockheed Martin Corporation where he led the systems architecture for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Autonomic Logistics Information System and integration testing of the One Semi-Automated Forces program. Later he joined the MITRE Corporation as a senior systems engineer and led the integration efforts for U.S. Army simulation and mission command systems, and U.S. Marine Corps range modernization training systems architectures.
A native of Plainfield, Indiana, Dr. Lanman earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Butler University, a Master of Science degree in Software Engineering from the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Modeling & Simulation from the University of Central Florida.
His awards and recognitions include the Army’s Superior Civilian Service Medal, the Achievement Medal for Civilian Service (3 awards), International Software Product Line Hall of Fame inductee, Department of Defense Value Engineering Award, and Under Secretary of the Army Lean Six Sigma Excellence Award.
Dr. Lanman serves as a graduate scholar and adjunct professor at the University of Central Florida, Florida Institute of Technology, and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He is a proud member of the U.S. Army Civilian Corps and Acquisition Corps. Lastly, he is married (18 years) to his wife and best friend, Apurva, and together they have a teenage son, Krishiv.