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Dan Woolley

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Dan Woolley is the executive director of the Government Effectiveness Advanced Research Center (GEAR). He guides federal executives on public-private partnerships that engage researchers, academics, non-profits and the private industry to use creative, data-driven, and interdisciplinary approaches as they improve mission delivery and services to citizens.

Prior to joining MITRE, he spent more than 40 years building successful global teams, led international cyber security organizations, and has been an active early-stage investor in cyber security, smart cities, AI and digital heath care startups.