John Dement supports the Department of Defense as the T2 Senior Advisor. He has served the FLC in various Board roles including Chair. John is active on IAWGTT and White House’s OSTP Lab2Market. He has been a Navy civil servant since 1990 at NSWC Crane. From 2007 to 2014, he served as the lab’s ORTA negotiating 140+ licenses and collaborative agreements. He served the State of Indiana under an IPA (2015-16). John has served as a Systems Engineer in Program Office, Science Advisor to the Fleet, and F-15E structural engineer. He holds a BS in Civil Engineering and an MPA.