Jeffrey R. Cooper is Vice President for Technology, Chief Scientist of Strategies, and Director of the Center for Information Strategy and Policy at Science Applications International Corporation. He has undergraduate and graduate degrees from The Johns Hopkins University, where he was later Professorial Lecturer in Arms Control and Defense Analysis at the School of Advanced International Studies.
Mr. Cooper’s core interest has been the use of information to improve intelligence analysis, decisionmaking, command and control, and operational effectiveness. During the past several years, Mr. Cooper has focused on analyzing intelligence failure and evaluating methods to improve all-source analysis. He was a professional staff member of the Presidential Commission on Future Intelligence Capabilities (The Silberman-Robb Commission).
With a long-time focus on strategic analysis and military transformation, Mr. Cooper is a founding member of the Highlands Forum, a program sponsored by the Secretary of Defense to identify national security-related cutting-edge technology. He has also served on numerous Defense Science Board task forces and summer studies. He has held senior government positions in the White House and the Department of Energy.