Kedar Pavgi is the National Capital Region Director at the National Security Innovation Network, a program office under the Defense Innovation Unit. He works closely with DoD Mission Partners, universities and early stage ventures to solve critical issues through innovation programming.
Prior to this role, he was at Deloitte Consulting supporting clients in the national security sector. He began his career as a journalist, writing for Defense One, Government Executive, Foreign Policy magazine, and The Diplomat. He received his bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary, and his masters degree from Johns Hopkins University – School of Advanced International Studies.