Jason Weiss

Chief Software Officer, Conquest Cyber

Jason Weiss

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Biography

Jason Weiss brings an exceptional background in software engineering architecture and cryptology dating back to his service in the US Navy as a cryptologist during the first Gulf War. He has lectured internationally on computer science topics, authored multiple books, holds several patents, and is a successful serial entrepreneur. He holds an MA in intelligence and a BS in computer science. Jason is presently the chief software officer at Conquest Cyber, and prior to that he was the first chief software officer for the Department of Defense, responsible for driving software moderniza- tion policy and guidance, and was a co-author of the DoD’s Software Modernization Strategy. Previous positions held include vice president, IT transformation, at BAE Systems, Inc., and senior vice president, cloud platform and applications, at SMARTRAC N.V.

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January 2023
Past Event
Software Defines Tactics: Fielding Transformational Capability without Transforming Acquisition
Featured Speakers:
Jason Weiss
James Geurts
Dan Patt
Bryan Clark
Software Defines Tactics
26
January 2023
Past Event
Software Defines Tactics: Fielding Transformational Capability without Transforming Acquisition

A decade ago venture capitalist Marc Andreessen argued that software was eating the world. Please join Hudson Institute and DoD experts for a discussion on how the US military is wrestling with that reality. 

Thursday 10:00 - 11:00AM
Software Defines Tactics
Featured Speakers:
Jason Weiss
James Geurts
Dan Patt
Bryan Clark
A-10 software engineers work together in teams to verify functionality of organically developed operational flight program software on November 5, 2020, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, before it is released to the warfighter. (US Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd)
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A-10 software engineers work together in teams to verify functionality of organically developed operational flight program software on November 5, 2020, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, before it is released to the warfighter. (US Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd)
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Jason Weiss
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Chief Software Officer, Conquest Cyber
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