Ted Harshberger is a non-resident senior associate with the Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Ted brings over 30 years of leadership experience in national security settings as well as in-depth knowledge of security policy, industry landscapes, and analytic methods. He has published on diverse topics, including military aircraft survivability, the role of information in warfare, unmanned systems, distributed systems, and the viability of new business models for the defense industry. Ted’s primary focus has been national security policy analysis, where he served in a variety of roles in and out of government. Most recently, Ted served as vice president, Lockheed Martin Studies & Analysis (LMSA), heading a team responsible for assessing long-term customer needs and future strategic environments for the Lockheed Martin enterprise. Previously, Ted served as vice president and director, Project AIR FORCE, at the RAND Corporation. In that role, he worked closely with Department of Air Force leadership to guide the sole federally funded research and development center for studies and analysis for the Air Force and Space Force, comprising roughly 50 active research projects on strategy, modernization, resource management, and workforce issues. Ted received his bachelor of arts with honors in economics and physical chemistry from Williams College, his doctorate in policy analysis (general distinction) from the Pardee-RAND Graduate School, and is a graduate of UCLA’s Anderson School of Management Executive Program.