Bernice Kiyo Glenn
National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL) - Speaker
Bernice Glenn is Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships with the National Security Technology nAccelerator (NSTXL) and supports the Training and Readiness Accelerator (TReX), and the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) Other Transaction Authorities and Consortia. Both are designed to rapidly prospect, vet and fund state-of- art technologies in alignment with warfighter needs: TReX through an uncapped OT for training, readiness, testing & evaluation, modeling & simulation; and DTIC's $100M-capped OTA by the DOD IACs for energy and energy-related innovations. Bernice is an active member of the US-Japan Council; the Hawaii Pacific District Export Council; and the Pacific Council on International Policy. She has been appointed as: an International Researcher by the Republic of Korea Ministry of Government & Home Affairs, a US District Export Council member by two US Secretaries of Commerce in two administrations, as an officer of the State of Hawaii High Technology Innovation Corporation, and as a Young Leader by The Atlantic Council. Her technology commercialization experience spans projects for the Office of Naval Research, US Army Medical and Materiel Command, Pacific Command, US Army Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research (TATRC), FEMA, and the Department of Homeland Security. Her private-sector experience in technology team management, and innovation management and training includes Motorola operations in Japan, and Toyota Motor operations in Kentucky. A graduate of Princeton University summa cum laude in East Asian Studies, Bernice has certificates in planning, government contracting, design thinking, and human resource management from the National Contracting Management Association (NCMA), Project Management Institute (PMI), Motorola University, Toyota University, Stanford Design School and Harvard Graduate School of Design.