WEST 2019 Sponsorship and Branding Opportunities

AFCEA and the U.S. Naval Institute have developed an enhanced sponsorship program for WEST 2019 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.


Jonathan Alboum
Chief Technology Officer
VADM John D. Alexander, USN
Commander, U.S. THIRD Fleet
LT Brittany Allen, USN
Amphibious Warfare Tactics Instructor


David Bailey
Senior Director, U.S. Public Sector
James "Jim" Baker, Ph.D.
Senior Principal Engineer
Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity
RADM Danelle Barrett, USN
Navy Cyber Security Division (N2N6G)
Timothy Barton, Ph.D.
Chief Technology Officer
Leidos C4ISR Operation
MG David G. Bassett, USA
Program Executive Officer
Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T)
Caroline Bean
Program Director, Defense Enterprise Office Solution
Defense Information Systems Agency
RADM Christian "Boris" Becker, USN
Commander, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR)
RADM Ronald A. Boxall, USN
Director, Surface Warfare (N96)
William Bray
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, Test and Evaluation
Captain Benjamin Brida, USMC
Officer in Charge, Tactical Artificial Intelligence Cell
Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity
Steve Briley
Federal Solutions Architect
VADM Brian B. Brown, USN
Commander, Naval Information Forces
Ray Buettner, Ph.D.
CRUSER Director
Naval Postgraduate School


LT Cameron Caraway, USN
Weapons Tactics Instructor
Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center
Ben Cathers
Government Principal Solutions Consultant
VADM Daryl L. Caudle, USN
Commander, Naval Submarine Forces; Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet;
Commander, Allied Submarine Command
Sam N. Ceccola
DoD Account Chief Technologist
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
RADM William E. Chase III, USN
Deputy Director
Joint Force Headquarters - DoD Information Network
RDML Carl P. Chebi, USN
Program Executive Officer, Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (PEO C4I)/Program Executive Officer, Space Sytems (PEO Space Systems)
LT Matt Clark, USN
Anti-Submarine/Anti-Surface Warfare Tactics Instructor
Surface Mine Warfighting Development Center
Fredrick Cook
Chief, Endpoint Security Branch
Defense Information Systems Agency
LT Laura Cox, USN
Operations Officer
Naval Information Warfighting Development Center, West
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)
Joshua Curry
Cloud Storage Product Lead, Applications Division
Defense Information Systems Agency


MSgt Michael Dahlke, USMC
HQMC Cyber Work Force Program Manager
DCI, C4 Cybersecurity Division
VADM Peter H. Daly, USN (Ret.)
CEO and Publisher
U.S. Naval Institute
Maj Justin Davis, USMC
Deputy Director, Amphibious Vehicle Test Branch
Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity (MCTSSA)
RADM David M. Dermanelian, USCG
Assistant Commandant
Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology
VADM Jay Donnelly, USN (Ret.)
Corporate Vice President of Advanced Technologies
Huntington Ingalls Industries
Alex Doyle
Director, Project Management and Development
Dave Driegert
Sea Warrior Program, PMW 240, Single Point of Entry Assistant Program Manager
LT Bray Dunaway, USN
Weapons Tactics Instructor
Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center
John Duselis, Ph.D.
Senior Technology Consultant
JJR Solutions


Roger Enz
Senior Director Development, SCM Cloud & Maintenance Cloud
Oracle Corporation


CDR Josh Fagan, USN
Commanding Officer
HSC Weapons School Pacific
VADM Mark I. Fox, USN (Ret.)
Vice President of Customer Affairs
Huntington Ingalls Industries
Sunny Fugate
Cyber Warfare Technology Senior Scientific Technical Manager (SSTM)
SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific)


CAPT George Galdorisi, USN (Ret.)
Director, Strategic Assessments and Technical Futures
Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific
MG Peter A. Gallagher, USA
Network Cross Functional Team
ADM Christopher W. Grady, USN
U.S. Fleet Forces
Alfred Grasso
Former President and Chief Executive Officer
The MITRE Corporation
DeEtte Gray
President of U.S. Operations
CACI International, Inc.
RADM Collin Green, USN
Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command
COL Gregory C. Griffin, USA
Portfolio Manager, Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS)
Defense Information Systems Agency


LCDR Sophia Haberman, USN
WTI Program Manager
Surface Mine Warfighting Development Center
CAPT William Hamblet, USN (Ret.)
Editor-In-Chief, Proceedings
U.S. Naval Institute
Andrew Heo, Ph.D.
Chief Cybersecurity Engineer
CDR Matthew Hoekstra, USN
Deputy Chief of Staff
Expeditionary Strike Group THREE


Richard "Rick" Jack
C4ISR Software Engineer Senior Scientific and Technical Manager (SSTM)
Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC PAC)
Carly Jackson
Prototyping Information Warfare SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific
Jimmy Jennings
Systems Engineer
F5 Networks
CDR Edward Johnson, USN
Requirements Officer
MQ-8 Fire Scout


CAPT Kristian Kearton, USN
Office of Compliance and Assessment, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command
VADM Matthew J. Kohler, USN
Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare and Director of Naval Intelligence
Caroline Kuharske
Chief - Voice Service Operations Section
Defense Information Systems Agency
Karl Kurz
Chief Engineer, Unified Capabilities Portfolio
Defense Information Systems Agency


Steve LeFrancois
Public Sector Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Noam Liran
National Manager
CyberArk Software


RADM Michael C. Manazir, USN (Ret.)
Vice President, Navy Systems, The Boeing Company
Maj Gen Earl Matthews, USAF (Ret.)
Senior Vice President, Strategy
Neil Mazuranic
Chief, Mobility Capabilities, DoD Mobility Program
Defense Information Systems Agency
CDR Tim McCue, USN (Ret.)
Vice President, LCS Program
Austal USA
Rick McElroy
Head of Security Strategy
Carbon Black
CAPT Matthew McGonigle, USN
Commander, LCS Squadron ONE
Mark McLain
SPAWAR Small Business Operations
Captain Michael Miersma, USMC
MV-22 Pilot
3rd Marine Aircraft Wing
VADM DeWolfe H. Miller III, USN
Commander, Naval Air Forces and Naval Air Force
U.S. Pacific Fleet
Maj Paxton Miller, USMC
Naval Systems Integration Officer
Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity (MCTSSA)
Maj Jason Misner, USMC
Communication Training Battalion Academics Officer
Marine Corps Communications Electronics School (MCCES)
Kameke Mitchell
Air Force Life Cycle Management Center
The Hon. Thomas B. Modly
Acting Secretary of the Navy
Bobby Mohammed
Strategic Business Development, Artificial Intelligence Products Group
Intel Corporation
RDML Nathan A. Moore, USCG
Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics
U.S. Coast Guard
VADM Thomas J. Moore, USN
Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command
Nikki Mueller
Senior Manager, Marketing


Gen Robert B. Neller, USMC
U.S. Marine Corps
Justin Neroda
Booz Allen Hamilton
LT Tyler Nicoll, USN
Anti-Submarine/Anti-Surface Warfare Tactics Instructor
Surface Mine Warfighting Development Center
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


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
Ray Potter
Chief Executive Officer


Chris Raney
Technical Director
SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific)
ADM Charles W. Ray, USCG
Vice Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard
LtGen Loretta E. Reynolds, USMC
Deputy Commandant for Information
U.S. Marine Corps
ADM John M. Richardson, USN
Chief of Naval Operations
RDML James H. Rodman, Jr., USN (Ret.)
Chief Executive Officer
Alfredo Rodriguez III
Community Manager, ITM/Cybersecurity Community of Interest, HQMC C4


Bryan Scurry
Executive Director, Naval Air Forces
U.S. Pacific Fleet
Hon. Alan R. Shaffer
Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment
LtGen Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret.)
President & CEO
AFCEA International
Gregory Shearer
Senior Software Systems Engineer
Paul Simmons
Systems Engineer
F5 Networks
Frederick J. Stefany III
Principal Civilian Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, and Acquisition
George Steffen
Director, N5
Expeditionary Warfighting Development Center


Col Clay Tipton, USMC
Director, I Marine Expeditionary Force Expeditionary Operations Training Group
I Marine Expeditionary Force
Jara Tripiano
Cybersecurity Engineering Senior Scientific Technical Manager (SSTM) and Cybersecurity Engineering Division Head
SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific)


LT Aaron Van Driessche, USN
Integrated Air and Missile Defense Warfare Tactics Instructor
Center for Surface Combat Systems
RDML Anthony "Jack" Vogt, USCG
Assistant Commandant for Response Policy
U.S. Coast Guard


Delores S. Washburn
Chief Engineer
Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC Pacific)
Dave Wheeler
Director, US Operations and Aerospace Business Development
Canadian Commercial Corporation
VADM Timothy J. White, USN
Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command and Commander, U.S. TENTH Fleet
VADM Mathias Winter, USN
Director, Joint Strike Fighter Program
Office of the Secretary of Defense
BGen Christian F. Wortman, USMC
Commanding General, Marine Corps Warfighting Lab; Director, Futures Directorate; and
Vice Chief of Naval Research


Charles Yetman
Data Science Senior Scientific Technical Manager (SSTM)
SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific)
Ruth Youngs Lew
Program Executive Officer, Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS)


MAJ(P) Nikolaus Ziegler, USA
Senior Military Innovation Officer, Emerging Technologies Directorate
Defense Information Systems Agency
VADM James M. Zortman, USN (Ret.)
Former Commander, Naval Air Forces (2004-2007)