We’re a small team of about 75 military and civilian personnel. Prior to joining DIU, we’ve launched and sold companies backed by tier-1 VCs; led teams at the Joint Staff, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and the White House; served with our military around the world; and helped build some of Silicon Valley's most iconic companies.

Portfolio Directors

Management Team

  • Artificial Intelligence
    Leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning for operational impact
  • Autonomy
    Adopting and countering autonomous systems, with a focus on human-machine interaction and scalable teaming
  • Human Systems
    Countering emerging biological threats while enhancing survivability, training, biomedical protection, and performance.
  • Cyber
    Making combat information open and accessible for operational forces
  • Space
    Developing on-demand access to space, persistent satellite capabilities, and broadband space data transfer

If you're a service member interested in joining our team, please work with your chain of command to explore opportunities with DIU. If you're a civilian interested in joining our team, please check for opportunities on USAJOBS.