WEST 2024 Sponsorship and Branding Opportunities

AFCEA and the U.S. Naval Institute have developed an enhanced sponsorship program for WEST 2024 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 Branding Opportunities.

Have an idea for a sponsorship not listed below? We are here to ensure you have the best conference experience. We are happy to create a custom sponsorship package to meet your specific needs. Let us know your vision, objective and budget and we’ll create a customized opportunity just for you.

The deadline to submit contracts and sponsor artwork is Friday, January 5th.

ADM James G. Foggo III, USN (Ret.)
Dean of the Center for Maritime Strategy
Navy League of the United States
Brian K. Goodger
Col Thomas J. Heller, USMC
Assistant Chief of Staff G-6
3d Marine Aircraft Wing
Lance Litteken
Deputy Program Manager
Joint Transportation Management System


Melissa Adams
Director Navy and Civilian, Archon Division
ID Technologies, LLC
LtGen James H. Adams III, USMC
Deputy Commandant
Program and Resources
Michael Alonso
Senior Solutions Engineer
BMC Software
Ben Amaba, Ph.D.
Board Member - Emerging Technology
RDML Brad Andros, USN
Navy Expeditionary Combat Command
LtCol Michael Anthony, USMC
Assistant Chief of Staff G-6
1st Marine Division


Peter Barrett
Director, Federal
Moveworks, Inc.
RADM Christopher A. Bartz, USCG
Acting Deputy Chief Information Officer
Department of Homeland Security
Col Thomas M. (Marty) Bedell, USMC
Commanding Officer
Marine Corps Air Station Miramar
Joseph "Billy" Bertrand
Deputy Director Infrastructure & Information Services Division
CAPT Jesse H. Black, USN
Commanding Officer
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Mike Bloom
AI Solution Architect
WEKA Federal
Rick Bobst
Deputy Director Warfighter Support Division
VADM Michael E. Boyle, USN
CAPT Bryan Braswell, USN
Naval Information Warfighting Development Center (NIWDC))
Jonathan Brett
Chief Engineer, Defense Enclave Services (DES)
RADM Michael Brookes, USN
Office of Naval intelligence
Chris Brown
Public Sector Chief Technology Officer
Joseph S. Broz
VP for Quantum Growth and Market Development
Charles (Chad) Buechel
Vice President
Michael Butler
Deputy, IT Services Division
Defense Information Systems Agency


CAPT Alex Campbell, USN
Maritime Portfolio Director
Defense Innovation Unit
D.R. Carlson
Senior Director, Segment Marketing for the Americas
VADM Daniel L. Cheever, USN
Commander, Naval Air Forces
Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet
VADM Craig A. Clapperton, USN
Commander, Fleet Cyber Command
Commander, TENTH Fleet, Commander, Navy Space Command
DeOnna S. Collins
Program Manager, Joint Enterprise License Agreements
Defense Information Systems Agency
Daniel Corbin, Ph.D.
DC(I) C4 Technical Director
USMC Senior Information Security Official
Jim Cosby
CTO, Public Sector and Partners
NetApp US Public Sector
Colin Crosby, Ph.D.
Marine Corps’ Service Data Officer (SDO)
and Deputy DON Chief Data Officer (CDO)
LtCol Thomas P. Cunningham, USMC
Assistant Chief of Staff G-6
1st Marine Logistics Group


Lauren Dailey
Senior Manager
VADM Peter H. Daly, USN (Ret.)
Former CEO and Publisher
U.S. Naval Institute
Gaurang Dave
Cyber Technology Officer
Marine Corps Systems Command
RADM Keith B. Davids, USN
Naval Special Warfare Command
Derrick T. Davis
Director for Industrial Cyber Security
Department of Defense Office of Small Business Programs
Russel Davis
Chief Operating Officer
Vcinity, Inc.
Gastao De Figueiredo
SVP, GM Geospatial Intelligence
The Hon. Carlos Del Toro
Secretary of the Navy
Department of Defense
RDML Thomas J. Dickinson, USN
Commander Naval Surface Warfare Center
Commander, Naval Undersea Warfare Center
LtCol Robert A. Doss III, USMC
Commanding Officer
9th Communication Battalion, I MIG
Raffianne Doyle
Chief Engineer
RDML Tom Druggan, USN (Ret.)
Chief Executive Officer
Strategic Insight, LTD
John Dunn
Senior Solutions Architect, Archon Division
ID Technologies, LLC
Teresa Duvall
Faculty Lecturer
ODU School of Cybersecurity


Jennifer Edgin
Assistant Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare (N2N6B)
Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
CAPT. Theodore Erdman
CG Program Manager CG-LIMS


Justin Fanelli
Chief Technology Officer (Acting), Department of the Navy and
Technical Director, Program Executive Office (PEO) Digital and Enterprise Services
Christian Ferreira
CEO and Co- Founder
Procurement Sciences
Cynthia Ferreria, Ph.D.
Federal Strategic Advisor
Scaled Agile, Inc.
Darrell D. Fountain
Chief, Cyber Security Services Provider (CSSP) Program
Defense Information Systems Agency
ADM Lisa Franchetti, USN
Chief of Naval Operations
Nicholas Freije
Assistant Chief Engineer for Mission Architecture
Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR)
CDRE David Frost, RAN
Australian Naval Attache to the United States


CAPT George Galdorisi, USN (Ret.)
Director, Strategic Assessments and Technical Futures
Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific
VADM Peter W. Gautier, USCG
Deputy Commandant for Operations
U.S. Coast Guard
MajGen Bradford J. Gering, USMC
Acting Commanding General
I Marine Expeditionary Force
Andres Giraldo
Deputy Director, Product Development
LtGen Matthew G. Glavy, USMC
Deputy Commandant for Information
Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps
Major Steve Gore, MCTTSSA
Test and Engineering Division/Integration &Interoperability Branch Head)
ADM Jonathan W. Greenert, USN (Ret.)
Former Chief of Naval Operations
Department of Defense
Michael Griesi
Technical Account Manager, High-Frequency Electromagnetics
Lennart (Dan) Gunlycke, Ph.D.
Technical Director
Navy Quantum Program
LtCol Scott D. Gurley, USMC
Commanding Officer, Communication Training Battalion
Marine Corps Communication-Electronics School
Col Kwabena K. Gyimah, USMC
Assistant Chief of Staff G-6
I Marine Expeditionary Force


Terry Halvorsen
VP, Federal
RDML Keith A. Hash, USN
Commander, Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division
Assistant Commander for Test and Evaluation, Naval Air Systems Command
LtGen Karsten S. Heckl, USMC
Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command
Deputy Commandant for Combat Development and Integration
CAPT Christian Hernaez, USCG
Coast Guard UxS Office
Timothy Hess
Technical Lead, Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM)
Defense Information Systems Agency
RDML Tracy L. Hines, USN
Deputy Director of Global Space Operations
U.S. Space Command
John E. Holloway, Jr.
Lead, DoD Public Safety Communications and DISA High Frequency Communications, Cyberspace Operations Directorate
Defense Information System Agency
Nicole Howard
Proposal Manager
CaVU Consulting, Inc


James Imanian
Senior Director, US Federal Technology Office
Matthew Isnor
Program Lead
Department of Defense


Matthew Jacobs
Executive, Digital Transformation
RADM Chad L. Jacoby, USCG
Assistant Commandant for Acquisitions Chief Acquisition Officer
United States Coast Guard
Randall Jung
Chief of Systems Engineering and Testing
Joint Transportation Management System


Louis Koplin
Executive Director
PEO Digital


RDML Matt Lake, USCG
Assistant Commandant for Resources and Chief Financial Officer
U.S. Coast Guard
Carissa Landymore
Program Director, Defense Enterprise Office Solution (DEOS)
Defense Information Systems Agency
LtCol Nathaniel T. (Nate) Lauterbach, USMC
Commanding Officer, Air Control Training Squadron
Marine Corps Communication-Electronics School
LTG Susan S. Lawrence, USA (Ret.)
President and Chief Executive Officer
AFCEA International
Randy LeBlanc
Vice President, Data Analytics
John Long, Ph.D.
Deputy Navy Chief AI Officer
Office of Naval Research
Bryan Lopez
Director of Emerging Tech
The Hon. Christopher J. Lowman
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment
CAPT M. Xavier (X) Lugo, USN
Task Force Lima Mission Commander
Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office (CDAO)


Gen Christopher Mahoney, USMC
Assistant Commandant
U.S. Marine Corps
Ron Malenfant
Head of 5G Strategy and Architecture - Sales CTO
David Maphis
Cyber Security Solutions Architect
Merlin Cyber
Brian McCarty
Architecture Engineer, High Frequency Communications
Joint Tactical Networking Center
Duncan P. McCaskill
Chief Data Officer (Acting) and Chief Analytics Officer
Department of the Navy
CAPT Kelvin B. McGhee, USN
Commanding Officer, Naval Network Warfare Command
Commander, Task Force 1010
David McGinnis
Architecture Engineer, High Frequency Communications
Joint Tactical Networking Center
VADM Brendan R. McLane, USN
Commander, Naval Surface Forces
Commander, Naval Surface Force, Pacific Fleet
Michael (Spock) McMillan
Executive Director
Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Pacific
James A. McPherson
Program Manager
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.
Hon Victorino G. (Vic) Mercado (RADM, USN, Ret.)
Strategic Growth Leader for Defense/ Navy and Marine Corps
Martin Miller Sr.
Solutions Architect
Amazon Web Services
CAPT Christi Montgomery, USN
Information Warfare Commander
Carrier Strike Group Twelve
Compton Moore, Ph.D.
Zero Trust Principal Engineering Technologist, Project Fort Zero
Dell Technologies
VADM Tom Moore, USN (Ret.)
Former Commander
Naval Sea Systems Command
Chris Murphy
Science Advisor to Commander
Pacific Fleet Office of Naval Research Global
Kevin Murray
Chief Technology Officer


Elizabeth Nashold
Deputy Commander
Naval Information Forces
Mike Nasitka
Control and Navigation Program Manager
Coast Guard Command
David Nava
Principal Solution Engineer
LtCol Angela Nelson, USMC
Commanding Officer
Marine Wing Communications Squadron 38
Rob Nolen
Chief Technologist & Senior Principal Architect for U.S. DoD
Amazon Web Services
Justin Norman
Acting Portfolio Director/Technical Director, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
Defense Innovation Unit
Tamara (Tami) North
Director of Information Warfare Readiness
Naval Information Forces


Steve Oakley
Director of Operations


ADM Samuel J. Paparo, USN
U.S. Pacific Fleet
CDR Alan Parker, RNZN
Naval Attache and Assistant Defence Attache
New Zealand Defence Force
Col Atiim Phillips, USMC
Commanding Officer
Marine Corps Communication-Electronics School
Adam Prem
Manager, Solution Consulting
Emelia Probasco
Senior Fellow
Center for Security and Emerging Technology
Todd Probert
President, National Security and Innovative Solutions
CACI International Inc
Col Randy Pugh, USMC (Ret.)
Director, Naval Warfare Studies Institute
Naval Postgraduate School


Col Jason P. Quinter, USMC
Commanding Officer
Marine Air Control Group 38


Katie Rainey, Ph.D.
Director of Science and Technology, Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Department
Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific
Matthew Rambo
Assistant Chief Engineer for Mission Capability
Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR)
Jane Rathbun
Chief Information Officer
Department of the Navy
Cdre Roger Readwin, RN
United Kingdom Naval Attache to the United States
CAPT Thomas "Thom" C. Remmers, USCG
Unmanned Systems Strategic Team Lead
Assistant Commandant for Capabilities (CG-7 UxS), U.S. Coast Guard
Cate Richards
Committee Leader: Systems Software Integration
VADM Ann E. Rondeau, USN (Ret.)
Naval Postgraduate School
CAPT Mathias K. Roth, USN
Commanding Officer
Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center
Adam Routh, Ph.D.
Defense and Space Research Lead
BGen James A. Ryans II, USMC
Commanding General, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Western Recruiting Region
U.S. Marine Corps


Jason Samarin
Principal Software Engineer
Program Executive Office (PEO) Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I)
VADM Phillip Sawyer, USN (Ret.)
Chair and Professor of Practice, Undersea Warfare
Naval Postgraduate School
Gina Scinta
Deputy Chief Technology Officer
Thales Trusted Cyber Technologies
Bala Selvam
Hopf Algebra
Andrew Clay Shafer
Principal Ergonaut
CDR Sarah A. Sherwood, USN
Navy Information Warfighting Development Center
VADM John B. Skillman, USN
Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Integration of Capabilities and Resources
N8, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Lt Gen Robert J. Skinner, USAF
Director, Defense Information Systems Agency and
Commander, Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network
John Slye
Senior Advisory Research Analyst
RADM Douglas W. (Doug) Small, USN
Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR)
Russ Smith
Field CTO
Paul Soucy
Infrastructure Managed Services COR
Tony Stafford
Deputy Technical Director
Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic
MGen Michel-Henri (Mike) St-Louis, CA
Canadian Defence Attache to the United States
Commander, Canadian Defense Liaison Staff
Keshav Sundaresh
Global Director, Product Management - Digital Twin and Model-Based Systems Engineering
Phillip Sutton
Director, Optimization and Simulation
ADM Scott H. Swift, USN (Ret.)
Former Commander
U.S. Pacific Fleet (2015-2018)


CAPT Scott Tait, USN (Ret.)
Executive Director, National Security Innovation Catalyst
University of California Institute on Global Conflict & Cooperation
CAPT Sam Tangredi, USN (Ret.), Ph.D.
Professor and Leidos Chair of Future Warfare Studies
U.S. Naval War College
Andrew Tash
Head of Architecture
Google Public Sector
Shery S. Thomas
Cyber Technology Officer
U.S. Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command
CAPT. Patrick Thompson, USCG
Infrastructure Division Chief
VADM Andrew J. Tiongson, USCG
Commander, Pacific Area
Commander, Coast Guard Defense Force West
Alyssa Treiber
Financial Liaison Advisor
Defense Contract Audit Agency
LtGen Roger Turner, USMC
Commanding General, III Marine Expeditionary Force
Commander, Marine Forces Japan


LT Zachary Vrtis, USN
Student, Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Program
Naval Postgraduate School


BGen David C. Walsh, USMC
Marine Corps Systems Command
Steve White
Field CISO
CDR Jonathan White, USCG
Cloud and Data Branch Chief
Ken Wick
Solutions Engineer, Department of Defense and Intelligence Community
Jonathan Williams
DISA J9 Cloud Lead / STRATUS Program Management Office
Defense Information Systems Agency
Robert L. Wolborksy
Chief Engineer (CHENG)
Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR)