William Streilein is a federal technology executive with over three decades of experience. In May 2022, he was named the Chief Technology Officer for the Department of Defense’s Office of the Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Officer. Dr. Streilein’s current capacity earns him the distinction of delivering the keynote address at the 5th Annual Artificial Intelligence Summit.
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Who is Dr. William Streilein?
Known to his friends and colleagues as Bill, Dr. William Streilein has a deeply rooted expertise in science and technology spanning over 30 years. He has developed technical capabilities in program management, business development, and strategic leadership, boosting his credibility as a creative thinker who turns envisioned concepts and solutions into reality.
Dr. Streilein’s contributions to the scientific community extend beyond his roles in the organizations he commands. He has also published and co-authored over 30 published papers and chapters exploring the next-generation adaptation and applications of various technologies, such as AI and software technologies.
Educational attainment of Dr. William Streilein
Dr. William Streilein further strengthened his federal science and technology capabilities by advancing his education. The main focus of his academic accomplishments encompasses mathematics, electronics, computer music, and neural systems.
- Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Austin College (1981–1985)
- Master of Music in Electronic and Computer Music from the University of Miami (1985–1987)
- Ph.D. in Cognitive and Neural Systems from Boston University (1995–1998)
Dr. William Streilein Delivers the Opening Keynote at the 5th Annual Artificial Intelligence Summit
Dr. William Streilein is speaking at the 5th Annual Artificial Intelligence Summit. He is sharing his office’s efforts to harness the groundbreaking potential of AI to enable an AI-empowered future in the public sector. Most of all, Dr. William Streilein discusses the developments for the White House’s AI Executive Order issued in October 2023.
Joining Dr. William Streilein in the roster of keynote speakers and panelists are federal leaders and AI executives, including:
- Rachael Martin, Maven Office Director at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
- Dr. Kathleen Fisher, Director of the Information Innovation Office at the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency
- Dr. Kimberly Sablon, Principal Director of Trusted AI and Autonomy at the Department of Defense
- Lakshmi Raman, Director of Artificial Intelligence at the Central Intelligence Agency
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About the 5th Annual Artificial Intelligence Summit
- Organizer: Potomac Officers Club
- Date: March 21, 2024
- Time: 7:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (Eastern time)
- Location: Falls Church Marriott Fairview Park, 3111 Fairview Park Dr., Falls Church, VA 22042
The 5th Annual Artificial Intelligence Summit opens a conversation about the White House’s AI Executive Order issued in October 2023. The summit explores the groundwork outlining the exponential AI growth in the federal sector. Leading the summit are AI leaders from the CIA, DARPA, CDAO, OUSD (R&E), DHS, and NGA.
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Dr. William Streilein’s Career Progression in Federal AI and Technology Sectors
As the DoD’s Chief Technology Officer for the Chief Digital and AI Officer, Dr. William Streilein provides strategic awareness, direction for enterprise-scale data, and AI analytics and capabilities. His role is pivotal in helping the Department of Defense transform its activities to adopt next-generation AI software technologies.
Prior to his designation as a prominent AI leader, Dr. spent more than 25 years at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory. He held multiple senior positions contributing to technical research, leadership expertise, cybersecurity, passive network, traffic analysis, streaming analytics, and computer vision.
Through these experiences, Dr. Streilein has become a prolific leader, particularly in emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning. He is a part of the Academic Committee Member of AISec, GameSec, MILCOM, and ACM, and a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.