Defense Officials Discuss the Role of the Chief Digital and AI Office at the Virtual Department of Defense Digital and AI Symposium

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June 16, 2022 | Originally published by Department of Defense on June 8, 2022

Recently, the U.S. Department of Defense announced Dr. Craig Martell as Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Officer (CDAO). Dr. Martell brings extensive industry experience and expertise in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.

As the CDAO, Dr. Martell will serve as the department’s senior official responsible for accelerating the adoption of data, analytics, digital solutions, and AI functions to generate decision advantage from the boardroom to the battlefield.

On June 8, John Sherman, Department of Defense Chief Information Officer and newly appointed CDAO Dr. Martell held a fireside chat at the Virtual Department of Defense Digital and AI Symposium.