Jackie Space built her company, BMNT, and the Hacking for Defense non-profit (H4Di), to help national security agencies solve problems at pace with the world’s emerging tech landscape through partnerships with entrepreneurs, universities and Silicon Valley. She is a thought leader on public-private partnerships, called to the White House and Pentagon to contribute on topics of national security and technology transfer. In her previous service in the Air Force, Jackie was a program manager for Air Force space systems and led joint programs for military and intelligence customers. Jackie has a B.S. in Behavioral Sciences from the U.S. Air Force Academy and an M.S. in Systems Engineering from Loyola Marymount University.
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