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Dr. Jeff Pursel, VP of Technology Development of Riverside Research, to Join POC 10th Annual Defense R&D Summit

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Dr. Jeff Pursel, VP of Technology Development of Riverside Research, to Join POC 10th Annual Defense R&D Summit

Dr. Jeff Pursel is a seasoned executive of Riverside Research with over 25 years of tenure. His R&D background in supporting the Department of Defense and Intelligence Communities allows him to lead a group of laboratories engaged in interdisciplinary research and development.

 

In 2024, Dr. Pursel takes another step ahead in the industry as he joins the 10th Annual Defense R&D Summit as a keynote introducer. Reserve your seats and register here

 

Dr. Jeff Pursel, Vice President of Technology Development at Riverside Research

 

Dr. Jeff Pursel, VP of Technology Development at Riverside Research
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Dr. Jeffrey “Jeff” Pursel is a strategic leader at Riverside Research. As the Vice President of Technology Development, he coordinates the company’s strategy, technological roadmaps, customer interaction, cross-functional cooperation, IP, and technical risk management.

 

Dr. Pursel has done a lot of outstanding work at Riverside Research. One of his most notable accomplishments was leading the Open Innovation Center. His background in R&D for the Defense and Intelligence Communities became beneficial as he oversees the collection of laboratories working on multidisciplinary R&D.

 

Educational attainment

 

Dr. Jeff Pursel has an extensive background in engineering and electromagnetics. Here is the list of Dr. Pursel’s academic history:

 

  • 1990 – 1993: B.S. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at California State University
  • 1993 – 1995: M.S. Engineering, Electromagnetics at University of Mississippi
  • 1995 – 1998: Ph.D. in Engineering Science, Electromagnetics at the University of Mississippi

 

Career Timeline at Riverside Research

 

Dr. Jeffrey Pursel spent most of his professional career at Riverside Research. Since 1998, he has committed his work to the R&D company and has been promoted to different positions. Let’s take a look at the work chronology of Dr. Pursel.

 

  • 1998 – 2007: Member of the Research Staff
  • 2007 – 2009: Principal Member of the Research Staff
  • 2009 – 2011: Assistant Research Manager
  • 2011 – 2012: Research Manager
  • 2012: Acting Research Director for Electromagnetic Sciences
  • 2012 – 2016: Director of Electromagnetic Laboratory
  • 2014 – 2016: Chairman of Electromagnetic Sciences Center of Excellence
  • 2016 – 2021: Executive Director for Open Innovation Center
  • 2021 – 2023: Vice President for Open Innovation Center
  • 2023 – Present: Vice President for Technology Development

 

Dr. Jeff Pursel: Introducer at the 10th Annual Defense R&D Summit

 

10th Annual Defense R&D Summit

 

  • Event Organizer: Potomac Officers Club
  • Date: January 31, 2024, Wednesday
  • Time: 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (ET)
  • Venue: Hilton Alexandria Mark Center

 

In 2024, Dr. Jeff Pursel will participate at the 10th Annual Defense R&D Summit as one of the introducers for keynote speakers. The executives will share their valuable insights and knowledge about the latest government contracting, defense, and military technological developments.

 

The 10th Annual Defense R&D Summit aims to discuss the evolving landscape of technology in the Defense Department. POC invites prominent industry leaders, researchers, experts, and decision-makers to give updates about the latest technological trends from which the U.S. military can benefit.

 

Here’s a complete list of industry leaders who will be the introducers for the 10th Annual Defense R&D Summit:

 

  • Dr. Jeff Pursel, VP of Technology Development at Riverside Research
  • Chris Bishop, Chief Growth Officer at Ultra Intelligence & Communications
  • Erik Ekudden, Chief Technology Officer at Ericsson Inc
  • Maura Diamond, Director of Government & Funders at Digital Science
  • Jeff Harman, President and CEO at Oceus

 

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About Riverside Research

 

 

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Riverside Research is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote national security. The company creates research-driven solutions and yields faster results with its framework and collaborative innovation strategy.

 

Riverside Research’s core competencies include radar systems, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and system engineering and integration.

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