WEST 2020 Sponsorship and Branding Opportunities

AFCEA and the U.S. Naval Institute have developed an enhanced sponsorship program for WEST 2020 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, Advertising Opportunities, Branding Opportunities.


Maj Ryan Ackland, USMC
Naval Systems Integration Officer, Test & Certification Division
Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity
COL Michael R. Anderson, USA (Ret.)
Chief Federal Strategist


Robert "Bob" Bauman
President & Chief Executive Officer
Trusted Systems, Inc.
Alex Beachy
Enterprise Account Executive
RADM Christian "Boris" Becker, USN
Commander, Naval Information Warfare Systems Command
Zach Bennefield
Senior Security Engineer
Sherry Bennett, Ph.D.
Chief Data Scientist
Gen David H. Berger, USMC
U.S. Marine Corps
VADM Brian B. Brown, USN
Commander, Naval Information Forces
VADM Richard A. Brown, USN
Commander, Naval Surface Forces, and Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet
Anthony Buono
Sales Director
Owl Cyber Defense
Bill Burnham
Chief Technology Officer, US Public Sector
Hewlett Packard Enterprise


MajGen Robert F. Castellvi, USMC
Commanding General
1st Marine Division
Bryan Clark
Senior Fellow
Hudson Institute
VADM Scott D. Conn, USN
nominated as next Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Warfighting Requirements and Capabilities, N9
Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Steve Crosson
Assistant Program Executive Officer for Engineering (APEO-E)
Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence and Space Systems (PEO C4I and Space Systems)


ADM Philip S. Davidson, USN
RADM David M. Dermanelian, USCG
Assistant Commandant
Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology
John Downey
Vice President of Sales
Acronis SCS


ADM Linda L. Fagan, USCG
U.S. Coast Guard
Capt Adrian Felder, USMC
Communications Officer
Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity (MCTSSA)
Maj Adam E. Foushee, USMC
Acquisition Lead
Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity (MCTSSA)


CAPT George Galdorisi, USN (Ret.)
Director, Strategic Assessments and Technical Futures
Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific
Gregory L. Garcia
Deputy Chief Information Officer/G6
U.S. Army
ADM Michael M. Gilday, USN
Chief of Naval Operations
U.S. Navy
Timothy M. Gramp
Deputy Chief Engineer (SSTM)
Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC PAC)
Joe Green
Vice President and Chief Technologist for Security and Government Solutions
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company


John Hale
Chief, Cloud Portfolio Office
Defense Information Systems Agency
Bettie Hartley United States
GWAC Contracting Officer’s Representative
NIH Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC)
Manuel N. Hermosilla
Executive Director
U.S. Fleet Cyber Command / U.S. TENTH Fleet
Christopher Hills
Deputy Chief Technology Officer & Senior Solutions Architect
Dean Hullings
Global Defense Solutions Strategist


Richard "Rick" Jack
C4ISR Software Engineer Senior Scientific and Technical Manager (SSTM)
Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC PAC)
Chris Jacob
Vice President of Threat Intelligence Engineering
Mike Jenkins
Chief Scientist
Booz Allen Hamilton


VADM Matthew Kohler, USN
Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare and Director of Naval Intelligence


Col Derek E. Lane, USMC
Commanding Officer
Marine Corps Communication-Electronics School
Brandon Lester
VP Security Engineering
SRC Technologies
Mark Long
Chief, Systems Engineering Branch, DoD Mobility Portfolio Management Office
Defense Information Systems Agency
The Hon. Ellen M. Lord
former Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment
Jamie Lukos, Ph.D.
Business Portfolio Manager, Battlespace Awareness
Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific


Maj Gen Lorna M. Mahlock, USMC
Deputy Director, Cybersecurity for Combat Support
National Security Agency
Jay Mallard
Chief, Enterprise Services Cybersecurity and Service Management
Defense Information Systems Agency
Pamela McComas
Solutions Architect
General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT)
LCDR Connor McLemore, USN
Principal Operations Research Analyst and Section Head
Office of the Chief of Naval Operations Assessment Division (OPNAV N81)
Chris Medley
Project Manager, Infrastructure Directorate
Defense Information Systems Agency
VADM DeWolfe "Chip" H. Miller III, USN (Ret.)
Corporate Vice President of Customer Affairs
Huntington Ingalls Industries
Paul Millhouse
Senior Director, Government Solutions
RDML Nathan A. Moore, USCG
Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics
VADM Thomas J. Moore, USN
Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command
ADM William F. Moran, USN (Ret.)
Former Vice Chief of Naval Operations
Victoria Mosby
Solutions Engineer
MajGen William Mullen, USMC
Commanding General
U.S. Marine Corps Training and Education Command


Pragyansmita Nayak, Ph.D.
Chief Data Scientist
Hitachi Vantara Federal
VADM Nancy A. Norton, USN
Director, Defense Information Systems Agency
Commander, Joint Force Headquarters - Department of Defense Information Network


LtGen Joseph L. Osterman, USMC
Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force


Christopher C. Page
Command Information Officer, Naval Intelligence Activity
Office of Naval Intelligence
Robert E. Parker, Jr., Ph.D.
Executive Director (Acting) and Deputy PEO for Technical Direction and Capability Integration
Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (PEO C4I)
BGen Arthur J. Pasagian, USMC
Marine Corps Systems Command
VADM G. Dean Peters, USN
Naval Air Systems Command
John W.R. Pope III
Executive Director and acting Program Executive Officer for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, and Space Systems (PEO C4I & SS)
Ray Potter


LtGen Loretta E. Reynolds, USMC
Deputy Commandant for Information
U.S. Marine Corps
Cayley Rice, Ph.D.
Enterprise Lead for Sensors, Collections, and Phenomenology
Philip Riley
Director of Technology
Data Agility Group International
Joe Rohner
Director of Artificial Intelligence and Analytics
Booz Allen Hamilton


Thomas M. Sasala
Chief Data Officer
Department of the Navy
RADM Phillip G. Sawyer, USN
Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Operations, Plans, and Strategy
ADM Karl L. Schultz, USCG
U.S. Coast Guard
LtGen Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret.)
Permanent Director
AFCEA International Board of Directors
Paul Simmons
Sales Engineer
U.S. Navy and USMC
Charles Smith
Enterprise Account Executive
Data Agility Group International
Hunter Stires
Fellow, John B. Hattendorf Center for Maritime Historical Research
U.S. Naval War College
CAPT Daniel Straub, USN
Division Chief, Strategy, Policy, & Plans – Asia
The Joint Chiefs of Staff (J5)
Ed Suhler
Vice President, OT Cybersecurity Implementation Services
Mission Secure, Inc.
ADM Scott H. Swift, USN (Ret.)
Former Commander
U.S. Pacific Fleet (2015-2018)


CAPT Sam J. Tangredi, USN (Ret.), Ph.D.
Professor and Leidos Chair of Future Warfare Studies
U.S. Naval War College
CAPT Joshua Taylor, USN
Department Head, International Plans and Policy (N51)
U.S. Pacific Fleet
Stephanie Tharp
PMW-160 Product Support Manager


Stephen (Steve) M. Wallace
Chief Technology Officer and Director, Emerging Technology Directorate
Defense Information Systems Agency
Delores S. Washburn
Chief Engineer
Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC Pacific)
Aaron Weis
Chief Information Officer
U.S. Department of Navy
Mike Whelan
Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) CIG West Technical Team
The Hon. Robert O. Work
Former Deputy Secretary of Defense
Department of Defense
Dave Wright
Chief Innovation Officer