Corporate National Security Responsibility Summit

National Defense University Foundation Business Executives for National Security and PRISM
Event Date
Event Location
The Cannon House Office Building 27 Independence Ave SE Caucus Room 390 Washington, DC 20003

The NDU Foundation, in partnership with Business Executives for National Security (BENS) and PRISM: The Journal of National and International Security present the first ever Summit on Corporate National Security Responsibility.

WHEN: Wednesday, September 27 · 8:30am - 6pm EDT

  • 8:30 AM Registration
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Summit & Lunch
  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Reception - Rayburn Foyer

WHAT: Industry, government, BENS Members, NDU leadership and students are invited to attend a conference on Corporate National Security Responsibility to discuss what role business and industry leaders play in national security. Panel topics to include:

  • State of Competition within the Defense Industrial Base
  • Leveraging US Capital Markets to Support the Future Industrial Network
  • What Should and Does the Future Hold? Why is it Important?
  • How Do We get the Public and Private Sector to Work Together in Ways that
  • Benefit Stakeholders, Shareholders, and National Security?


Corporate National Security Responsibility speakers
New Speakers Just Announced!
  • The Honorable Rob Wittman, House Select Committee on the CP, House Armed Services Committee
  • Jason Rathje, Director, Office of Strategic Capital, DOD
  • LTG JD Johnson, USA (Ret.), Vice President, GM Defense |
  • Kris Breaux, Group Vice President, Oracle National Security Group
  • Tara Murphy Dougherty, CEO, Govini
  • Ian Schillinger, Relationship Director, CHIPS Investment Office, U.S. Dept of Commerce 

WHY: The conference will provide an opportunity to enhance public/private collaboration in rebuilding, maintaining, and advancing the Defense Industrial Base and the National Security Innovation Base in the United States.



In-Person, Limited Space Available.