Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office


Dr. Clark Cully

Dr. Clark Cully DCDAO for Policy

Current Role:
Deputy Chief Data Officer (CDO), DoD

  • Led the development of DoD’s Data Strategy, the stand-up of the CDO organization, and the integration of data into the Department’s Digital Modernizationprogram

Previous Roles:
Advisor, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

  • Authored portions of 2018 National Defense Strategy, the 2018 DoD Cyber Strategy, the 2018 DoD Cyber Posture Review
  • Managed DoD programs on 5G technology, innovation, professional education, nuclear weapons policy, and command and control modernization
Technology and policy positions across the national security
  • DoD Office of Defense Research & Engineering, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, NATO ISAF Headquarters in Afghanistan, the Office of Nonproliferation Research and Development in the U.S. Department of Energy, and the Committee on International Security & Arms Control at the National Academy of Sciences
Additional Information:
  • B.A. in mathematics and B.S. in physics, Calvin College; Master’s in physics, University of Michigan; Ph.D. in high-energy physics from the University of Michigan.
  • Recipient of the Secretary of Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the NATO Service Medal, and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal