Patrick Biltgen

Dr. Patrick Biltgen

Principal in Artificial Intelligence and Space Mission Engineering

Booz Allen

Patrick Biltgen is a Principal in Artificial Intelligence and Space Mission Engineering at Booz Allen where he leads system architecting and delivery for national security space protection systems. He previously served as the Director of Analytics and Data Services at Perspecta where he led research and
development efforts for machine learning, data science, modeling, and Internet-of-Things (Iot) capabilities. He also led the technical development of a data integration framework for a major Intelligence agency and novel open source analytic pilot tracking treaty violations during the Syrian Civil War. Dr. Biltgen spent six years at BAE Systems where, as the senior mission engineer, he implemented a revolutionary method for data correlation and discovery of the unknown for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. As a researcher in the Georgia Tech Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory (ASDL), he developed an approach to simultaneously optimize aircraft technology and tactics using artificial intelligence. He served in a technical leadership role for data integration, predictive analytics, and distributed processing programs for multiple Government agencies. In 2016, Dr. Biltgen published Activity-Based Intelligence: Principles and Applications, the first unclassified textbook on this contemporary intelligence tradecraft and recently released his second book, AI for Defense and Intelligence. Biltgen is a recipient of the INSA Edwin Land Industry Award, the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Neil Armstrong Award of Excellence, and the National Intelligence Integration Award. Biltgen holds a bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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