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.

Richard "Rick" Jack

C4ISR Software Engineer Senior Scientific and Technical Manager (SSTM)
Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC PAC)


Richard (Rick) Jack is the Senior Scientific Technical Manager (SSTM) for C4ISR Software Engineering at Naval Information Warfare Center, Pacific in San Diego, CA. As a Distinguished C4ISR Engineer, Rick oversees the execution of Navy’s Digital Transformation efforts – Compile to Combat in 24 Hours (C2C24). As a C2C24 CTO, he provides guidance on DevSecOps, Agile Adoption, Faster Security Authorizations and transforming Navy programs to deliver faster capability to theatre and backend systems. He holds a M.S.
degree in Systems Engineering from Naval Postgraduate School, a B.S. in Computer Science, and he is certified DAWIA Level III in ENG (SPRDE-SE). He has been recognized by Navy leadership as a recipient of the Wayne E. Meyer award for Excellence in System Engineering from the NPS.

He has over 25 years of hands-on experience in C4ISR systems and software applications. Rick started his career as a Navy Data Systems Technician. Following his time on active duty, he provided critical Fleet engineering and Fleet Advisor to Strike and Group Staffs for multiple shipboard systems including NTDS, Link-11/16 and SATCOM terminals, GCCS-M, and MTC2. Today, Rick is leading NIWC Pacific and the NR&DE toward implementing a Cloud capability and application architecture across the RDT&E enterprise.


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