Gen (RET U.S. Army) Edward Anderson
Guest: LTG(Ret) Edward Anderson
Topics: National Security Space, Management, Leadership, space policy, commercial, economic, technology based space.
General Ed Anderson
spoke to us today about the National Security Space Report to Congress from the Independent Assessment Panel Report.
delivered a keynote talk on this subject at the AIAA Space 2008 meeting and you can find that specific slideshow at http://www.aiaa.org/documents/industry/presentations/Anderson_AIAA%20Brief.ppt#256,1,Leadershipational/ . We started the discussion by asking Gen.
to define "National Security Space."
From there, General Anderson
provided us with the bottom line of the panel's report upfront and then we went into the conclusions and the methodology of the report.
had to say about this topic and competition for space.
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About our guest ...
Lt. Gen (RET U.S. Army) Edward Anderson
Edward Anderson, Lieutenant General, U.S. Army - Retired Missile Defense Operations, Air Force Space Mission Support and Army Programs Principal - Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc.
Mr. Anderson is experienced at strategic planning, organizing and managing complex organizations and currently serves as a Business Leader for three markets-- Missile Defense Operations, Army Programs and Air Force Space Mission Support for Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc. in Colorado Springs, CO.
market focus includes Missile Defense operations activities at USNORTHCOM, USSTRATCOM, USPACOM, their Components, the Army's Space and Missile Defense Command and the Missile Defense Agency
Mr. Anderson has a Master's of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.
He also holds a Master's of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy.
previously headed the Army staff organization responsible for developing the Army's
modernization strategy and funding priorities.
He commanded the Army Space and Missile Defense Command, and served as Director for Strategic Plans and Policy, Joint Staff, Deputy Commander, United States Space Command, and Vice Commander, US Element, North American Aerospace Defense Command and Deputy Commander, United States Northern Command where he guided development and led implementation of the commander's plan to establish the United States Northern Command.
Currently, Mr. Anderson serves as the Chairman of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Senior Advisory Group.
He was approved by the SECDEF as a member of the National Security Space Independent Assessment Panel and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
He serves on the Board of Directors of the Colorado Springs World Affairs Council, the National Institute of Science, Space & Security Centers, and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.