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DARPA, Strategic Technology Office (STO)

Dr. Timothy Grayson

Dr. Timothy Grayson is the Director of the Strategic Technology Office (STO) at DARPA. Dr. Grayson came to STO from a varied career in government and industry. Most recently he was the founder and president of Fortitude Mission Research LLC, a consulting company specializing in organizational and operational strategy development and technology analysis related to defense, security, and intelligence. Prior to founding Fortitude, Dr. Grayson was senior manager at Photon Research Associates (PRA), a Raytheon company, and was the founding director of the Systems Research & Analysis (SR&A) department at Ktech Corp. Dr. Grayson has extensive government experience. He spent several years as a senior intelligence officer with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in the Directorate of Science and Technology and culminating in a tour at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. Prior to CIA, Dr. Grayson was a Program Manager and senior scientist at DARPA. He initiated new programs in space situation awareness and networked sensing. Dr. Grayson holds a Ph.D. in Physics from University of Rochester, where he specialized in quantum optics, and a B.S. in Physics from University of Dayton with minors in mathematics and computer science.