David Berteau provides Clark and Weinstock clients with 30 years experience in public and private sector management, including 15 years in senior defense management positions, in acquisition and procurement, logistics, manpower and personnel, environment, and budgeting. David was a Senior Vice President for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), the nation’s largest employee-owned high technology research and development firm, until early 2001. He is an award-winning columnist and a frequent public speaker on a wide range of policy topics. Prior to joining Clark & Weinstock in 2003, David led the National Security Studies Program, the Defense Department’s premiere executive leadership activity for combined military and civilian leaders. From 1993 through 2000, he was a senior vice president for Science Applications International Corp., where he managed programs for government and commercial customers, including information technology, defense, law enforcement, biometrics, computer security, and procurement. During his 12 years of senior management experience at the Pentagon, David supported four defense secretaries and three Presidents on a broad array of issues in management, resources, policy, and acquisition. He testified before Congress more than 100 times and ran the base closure process for defense secretaries Cheney and Aspin. He was the Administration’s lead spokesman on defense industrial policy, and in 1992 and 1993, he chaired the national Defense Conversion Commission.