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T. Charles Clancy, PhD

Senior Vice President and General Manager, MITRE Lab

Dr. Charles Clancy is MITRE’s Chief Futurist, and leads the company’s R&D, technology, and innovation organization, MITRE Labs.  He previously led delivery of MITRE’s support to the intelligence community and federal law enforcement.  Prior to joining MITRE in 2019, Clancy was the Bradley Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech and led the Hume Center for National Security and Technology.  He started his career at the National Security Agency, leading wireless R&D programs.  Clancy has led the development of international security standards for the IEEE, IETF, and Wireless Innovation Forum.  He has published over 250 books, academic papers, and patents related to telecommunications.