WEST 2022 Sponsorship and Branding Opportunities


AFCEA and the U.S. Naval Institute have developed an enhanced sponsorship program for WEST 2022 that will offer maximum visibility to those who participate! What better way to make sure you stand out and increase your exposure than at this foremost event in which industry leaders can learn about military requirements and connect with decision makers and operators, where senior military and government officials can gain feedback from sea service warfighters, and where industry thought leaders will discuss and demonstrate sea service solutions? Sponsorship opportunities are offered at a several investment levels, ensuring your ability to participate.

Browse available options below, or jump to specific categories: Patron Packages, Individual Sponsorships and Advertising Opportunities. Branding Opportunities will be available soon.

The deadline to be included in sponsor signage is Friday, January 21st.

A

VADM Kelly Aeschbach, USN
Commander
Naval Information Forces
Michael R. Anderson
Chief Strategist, Public Sector
Informatica, LLC

B

CAPT Timothy J. Barelli, USCG
Sector Commander
U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Diego
Gen David H. Berger, USMC
Commandant
U.S. Marine Corps
Michael Blake
Engineering Director and Chief Architect
Owl Cyber Defense
Steve Blank
Adjunct Professor, Stanford University and
Senior Fellow for Innovation, Columbia University
Dominic Bonaduce
Product Strategy Manager
Verizon
Josh Brodbent
RVP, Public Sector Solutions Engineering
BeyondTrust
COL Joseph D. Broome, USMC
Commanding Officer
Marine Corps Communication-Electronics School (MCCES)
Mike Brown
Director
Defense Innovation Unit
CAPT Anthony Butera, USN
Information Warfare Commander
GSC-1 / VINSG IWC

C

Daniel T. Carroll
Field CTO for Cybersecurity
Dell Federal
VADM Carl P. Chebi, USN
Commander
Naval Air Systems Command
Elbridge A. Colby
Co-Founder and Principal, the Marathon Initiative and
former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development
Randal T. Cole
Deputy Chief Data Officer, OCIO
Department of the Navy
Michael Cooley, Ph.D.
NG Fellow
Northrop Grumman
CAPT Eric M. Cooper, USCG
Commanding Officer
Maritime Security Response Team West (MSRTW)

D

VADM Peter H. Daly, USN (Ret.)
CEO and Publisher
U.S. Naval Institute
RADM David M. Dermanelian, USCG
Assistant Commandant
Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology
VADM David A. Dunaway, USN (Ret.)
Former Commander, Naval Air Systems Command (2012-2015)
VADM Daniel W. Dwyer, USN
Commander, SECOND Fleet and
Commander, Joint Forces Command Norfolk

E

Andy Earle
Security Solutions Architect
MFGS, Inc.

F

RDML Mark J. Fedor, USCG
Assistant Commandant for Resources and Chief Financial Officer
U.S. Coast Guard
Bran Ferren
Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer
Applied Minds
ADM James G. Foggo III, USN (Ret.)
Dean of the Center for Maritime Strategy
Navy League of the United States

G

CAPT George Galdorisi, USN (Ret.)
Director, Strategic Assessments and Technical Futures
Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific
VADM William Galinis, USN
Commander
Naval Sea Systems Command
ADM Michael M. Gilday, USN
Chief of Naval Operations
U.S. Navy
LCol Bruce Gilkes, Canadian Army (Ret.)
Senior Business Development Manager
VizworX
LtGen Matthew G. Glavy, USMC
Deputy Commandant for Information
Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps
Capt Steven Gore, USMC
Naval Integration Officer
MCTSSA
RADM John Gumbleton, USN
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Budget/Director, Fiscal Management Division, N82
Office of the Chief of Naval Operations

H

CDR Jon Haase, USN
Principle Assistant Program Manager PMS 408
ADM Harry B. Harris Jr., USN (Ret.)
Former Commander, U.S. Pacific Command
Former Ambassador to the Republic of South Korea (2018 – 2021)
Maj Steven D. Harvey, USMC
Director, NavalX SoCal Tech Bridge, Director, Centers for Adaptive Warfghting-West, Director, Installation neXt-West
Marine Corps Installations West
LtGen Karsten S. Heckl, USMC
Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command and
Deputy Commandant for Combat Development and Integration
Stephanie Hutch
President
Makai Defense

J

RADM Jeffrey T. Jablon, USN
Commander
Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet
Carly Jackson
Chief Technology Officer
NAVWAR
RDML Chad L. Jacoby, USCG
Director of Acquisition programs & Program Executive Officer
United States Coast Guard
Matthew Johnson
Sr. Principal Software Engineer
Sierra Nevada Corporation

K

Vincent M. Kapral
Principal Senior Advisor to the Commanding Officer
Hopper Information Services Center and the Office of Naval Intelligence
VADM Roy L. Kitchener, USN
Commander, Naval Surface Forces and
Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet
VADM Stephen T. Koehler, USN
Commander
THIRD Fleet
Eugene Kuznetsov
Command Technology Officer
Naval Special Warfare Command

L

Marv Langston, Ph.D.
Principal
Langston Associates LLC
Matt Lear
Senior Program Director
General Dynamics Information Technology
RDML Carola List, USCG
Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics
U.S. Coast Guard
Ryan Luckay
Senior Manager
Deloitte
Representative Elaine Luria (D-VA)
Vice Chair, House Armed Services Committee and
Member, Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee

M

William A. Maheu
Senior Director
Qualcomm Government Technologies
LtGen Christopher Mahoney, USMC
Deputy Commandant for Programs and Resources
Headquarters, Marine Corps
Dan Massey
Project Leader – Operate Through
DoD 5G to NextG Initiative
VADM Michael F. McAllister, USCG
Commander, Pacific Area and
Commander, Coast Guard Defense Force West
Duncan P. McCaskill
Chief Analytics Officer, OCIO
Department of the Navy
Marlin McFate
Public Sector Chief Technology Officer
Riverbed/Aternity
Jeff Millard
Cloud Developer Senior Advisor
General Dynamics Information Technology
Roger Moon
Solution Director & SAIC Fellow, Application Modernization/Digital Innovation Factory
SAIC
ADM William F. Moran, USN (Ret.)
Former Vice Chief of Naval Operations
VADM Frank Morley, USN
Principal Military Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisition)
Joseph P. Mulloy
Former Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Integration of Capabilities and Resources (OPNAV N8)
Jake Munroe
Senior Product Marketing Manager
Recorded Future

N

Mike Nash
Systems Engineer, Digital Engineering
General Dynamics Information Technology
Lois Nicholson
Counsellor
Defence Acquisition and Technology
Tamara North
Director
Naval Information Forces (NAVIFOR) West

O

Kasey Ortoski
Deputy Director of Mission Operations
Jacobs Engineering

P

ADM Samuel J. Paparo, USN
Commander
U.S. Pacific Fleet
BGen Arthur J. Pasagian, USMC
Commander
Marine Corps Systems Command
RDML Ron Piret, USN
Commander
Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command
CDR Derek Powles, RN
Assistant Naval Attaché on the British Naval Staff
Royal Navy
Todd Probert
President, National Security and Innovative Solutions
CACI
Col Randy Pugh, USMC
Senior Marine Representative, Deputy Director
CAPT Wayne P. Hughes Naval Warfare Studies Institute

Q

Captain(N) William (Bill) Quinn CD, RCN
Canadian Naval Attaché and Assistant Defence Attaché
Canadian Armed Forces

R

Kate Rainey, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific
Steve Riley
Field CTO
Netskope
CWO-4 Emedin Rivera III, USMC
I Marine Expeditionary Force (IMEF)
VADM Ann E. Rondeau, USN (Ret.)
President
Naval Postgraduate School
RDML Kurt Rothenhaus, USN
Program Executive Officer
Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (PEO C4I)

S

Danny Sava, Ph.D.
Director of Operations and Maintenance, NORAD NISSC II
Jacobs
Col Elliot Schroeder, USA
Commanding Officer
US Army 75th Innovation Division, Southern California, Hawaii and Nevada (US)
ADM Karl L. Schultz, USCG
Commandant
U.S. Coast Guard
LtGen Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret.)
Permanent Director
AFCEA International Board of Directors
Peter Shin
CEO/Founder
Canvass Labs, Inc.
Joanne Smail
Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner / Minister Counsellor (Commercial)
Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)
RADM Douglas Small, USN
Commander
Naval Information Warfare Systems Command
LtGen George W. Smith, Jr., USMC
Commanding General
I Marine Expeditionary Force
Kevin Sorrell
NBC 5G Technical Lead
NIWC-Pacific Advanced Wireless Communications (55313)
Stephen Spry
Chief Technology Officer & Vice President
Spry Squared
LT Vincent Sritapan, USNR
Technical Authority Mission Lead
NAVWAR Reserve Program, U.S. Navy Reserves
Matthew Steckman
Chief Revenue Officer
Anduril

T

Scott Tait
Executive Director, National Security Innovation Catalyst
UC Institute on Global Conflict & Cooperation
CAPT (Ret.) Sam J. Tangredi, USN, Ph.D.
Professor and Leidos Chair of Future Warfare Studies
U.S. Naval War College
Michael Thelander
Director, Product Marketing
Eclypsium, Inc.
Chris "CT" Thomas
Technology Strategist, Office of the CTO
Dell Technologies
David Thomas
Deputy Director, Test and Certification Division
MCTSSA
VADM Jeffrey E. Trussler, USN
Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare and
Director of Naval Intelligence
Damien Tyrrell
Systems Regional Director for the Americas and Japan Markets
Sentient Vision

V

RDML Michael Vernazza, USN
Commander
Naval Information Warfighting Development Center

W

Jason Weaver
Chief Solutions Officer
SkyePoint Decisions, Inc.
Aaron Weis
Chief Information Officer
Department of Navy
Scott Welles
Vice President of Federal Business Development & Government Sales
Axellio
Andrew Whelchel
Senior Solution Engineer - Federal
Saviynt
VADM Kenneth R. Whitesell, USN
Commander, Naval Air Forces and
Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet
Bryan Whyte, CISSP
Technical Presales Manager
Sonatype
ADM James A. Winnefeld Jr., USN (Ret.)
former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Col Jeremy “BEEF” Winters, USMC
Commanding Officer
MACG-38, 3d MAW FMF
Ray Wulff
Industry Lead for Global Defense and Intelligence Programs
Appian
Karl Wunderlich, Ph.D.
Director, Surface Transportation Systems
Noblis, Inc.