June 4 - 4 2020
Hear from Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Dr. Will Roper on the economic and national security impact of Covid-19 on the U.S. innovation ecosystem and how the DoD and AFVentures can engage the emerging technology market during crises. Hosted by Dcode and the Aerospace Industries Association. Thursday June 4 at 12pm ET.
Dr. Will Roper
Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics @ U.S. Air Force
Dr. Will Roper is the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics. As the Air Force’s Service Acquisition Executive, Dr. Roper is responsible for and oversees Air Force research, development and acquisition activities totaling an annual budget in excess of $60 billion for more than 550 acquisition programs. In this position, Dr. Roper serves as the principal adviser to the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force for research and development, test, production and modernization efforts within the Air Force.