National Capital Regional Director
Jennifer Bird is the National Capital Regional Director at the National Security Innovation Network, a DoD office charged with developing networks of innovators to support Defense priorities. Previously, Jennifer worked as a Senior Advisor at Novetta and a Defense Domain Expert at Dataminr. Before joining the private sector, Jennifer spent time as a professional staff member at the House Armed Services Committee. She also worked at the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Policy on strategy, bilateral cooperation, and defense sales. Jennifer began her career as an analyst and deployed in support of the Army and Navy. Jennifer has a Master’s degree from Columbia University’s school of International and Public Affairs and a Bachelor’s from the University of Michigan.