Full Name
Dr. Mark Brady
Job Title
Chief Data Officer
U.S. Space Force
Speaker Bio
Dr. Mark Brady is the Chief Data Officer, United States Space Force, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.

U.S. Space Force is responsible for providing resilient, defendable and affordable space capabilities for the Nation and the Joint Force. It is the duty of the U.S. Space Force to protect the interests of the United States in space; deter aggression in, from, and to space; and conduct prompt and sustained space operations. As the Chief Data Officer, U.S. Space Force, Dr. Brady is responsible for the utilization and governance of data across the armed service. He provides vision and strategy for all of its data management activities.

He is the former Data Architect for the Department of Justice and Information Architect for the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). In these roles, he established the first data management programs and data policies for both organizations and also contributed to the development of policy for the National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration (NOAA).

While at NMFS, he served as U.S. delegate to the United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT), developing new data standards. He also served on NOAA’s Big Data Partnership Council. While at Justice he served on the White House Data Cabinet.

Prior to joining the federal service he worked in industry R&D in the areas of software development, automotive engineering, computer aided design, biotech, medical electronics, traffic management, and AI.

In academia, he served as Professor of Neuroscience, teaching and performing original research in the areas of statistics, optics, and perception.

Dr. Brady is a former Marine.
Mark Brady