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.

ADM James G. Foggo III, USN (Ret.)
Dean of the Center for Maritime Strategy
Navy League of the United States


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


CAPT Timothy J. Barelli, USCG
Sector Commander
U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Diego
Gen David H. Berger, USMC
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
Josh Brodbent
RVP, Public Sector Solutions Engineering
COL Joseph D. Broome, USMC
Commanding Officer
Marine Corps Communication-Electronics School (MCCES)
Mike Brown
Defense Innovation Unit
CAPT Anthony Butera, USN
Information Warfare Commander


Daniel T. Carroll
Field CTO for Cybersecurity
Dell Federal
VADM Carl P. Chebi, USN
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)


VADM Peter H. Daly, USN (Ret.)
Former 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
Commander, Joint Forces Command Norfolk


Andy Earle
Fortify Security Solutions Architect
MFGS, Inc.


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


CAPT George Galdorisi, USN (Ret.)
Director, Strategic Assessments and Technical Futures
Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific
VADM William Galinis, USN
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
LtGen Matthew G. Glavy, USMC
Deputy Commandant for Information
Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps
Capt Steven Gore, USMC
Naval Integration Officer
RADM John E. Gumbleton, USN
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Budget/Director, Fiscal Management Division, N82
Office of the Chief of Naval Operations


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
Deputy Commandant for Combat Development and Integration
Stephanie Hutch
President & CEO, Makai Defense
Founder and Chair of the Board, Kekoa Foundation


RADM Jeffrey T. Jablon, USN
Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet
Carly Jackson
Chief Technology Officer
RADM Chad L. Jacoby, USCG
Assistant Commandant for Acquisitions Chief Acquisition Officer
United States Coast Guard
Matthew Johnson
Sr. Principal Software Engineer
Sierra Nevada Corporation


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
Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet
VADM Stephen T. Koehler, USN
Eugene Kuznetsov
Command Technology Officer
Naval Special Warfare Command


Marv Langston, Ph.D.
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
Representative Elaine Luria (D-VA)
Vice Chair, House Armed Services Committee and
Member, Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee


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
Commander, Coast Guard Defense Force West
Duncan P. McCaskill
Chief Data Officer (Acting) and Chief Analytics Officer
Department of the Navy
Marlin McFate
Public Sector Chief Technology Officer & CISO
Jeff Millard
Cloud Developer Senior Advisor
General Dynamics Information Technology
Roger Moon
Solution Director & SAIC Fellow, Application Modernization/Digital Innovation Factory
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


Mike Nash
Systems Engineer, Digital Engineering
General Dynamics Information Technology
Lois Nicholson
Defence Acquisition and Technology
Tamara (Tami) North
Director of Information Warfare Readiness
Naval Information Forces


Kasey Ortoski
Deputy Director of Mission Operations
Jacobs Engineering


ADM Samuel J. Paparo, USN
U.S. Pacific Fleet
BGen Arthur J. Pasagian, USMC
Marine Corps Systems Command
RDML Ron Piret, USN
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 International Inc
Col Randy Pugh, USMC (Ret.)
Director, Naval Warfare Studies Institute
Naval Postgraduate School


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


Katie Rainey, Ph.D.
Director of Science and Technology, Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Department
Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific
Steve Riley
Field CTO
CWO-4 Emedin Rivera III, USMC
I Marine Expeditionary Force (IMEF)
VADM Ann E. Rondeau, USN (Ret.)
Naval Postgraduate School
RDML Kurt Rothenhaus, USN
Program Executive Officer
Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (PEO C4I)


Danny Sava, Ph.D.
Director of Operations and Maintenance, NORAD NISSC II
Col Elliot Schroeder, USA
Commanding Officer
US Army 75th Innovation Division, Southern California, Hawaii and Nevada (US)
ADM Karl L. Schultz, USCG
U.S. Coast Guard
LtGen Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret.)
Permanent Director
AFCEA International Board of Directors
Peter Shin
Canvass Labs, Inc.
Joanne Smail
Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner / Minister Counsellor (Commercial)
Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)
RADM Douglas Small, USN
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


CAPT Scott Tait, USN (Ret.)
Executive Director, National Security Innovation Catalyst
University of California Institute on Global Conflict & Cooperation
CAPT Sam J. Tangredi, USN (Ret.), 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
Damien Tyrrell
Systems Regional Director for the Americas and Japan Markets
Sentient Vision


RADM Michael Vernazza, USN
Commander, Fleet Information Warfare Command Pacific (FIWC PAC)
Information Warfare Task Force (TF-501), Pacific


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