Defense Innovation Board
The chair of the Defense Innovation Board, Eric Schmidt, technical advisor at Alphabet, Inc., closes out a public meeting of the board, at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, D.C., Oct. 10, 2018. The Defense Innovation Board, which provides recommendations to the secretary of defense and other senior defense leaders, is an independent federal advisory committee that was launched in April 2016 with a two-year, renewable mandate. (DOD photo by Lisa Ferdinando)