H. Lee BuchananMember, Board of Regents and Senior Fellow 

Lee Buchanan is a Venture Partner at Paladin Capital Group. He is a former Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, and Acquisition, responsible for all research development and procurement of defense systems for the Navy and the Marine Corps. Hon. Buchanan also served as the Deputy Director of the Defense Advanced Research Agency in the role of the Chief Operating Officer for the central Research and Development Organization for the Department of Defense. There, he directed a multibillion-dollar program of basic and applied research conducted by industry, universities, and national and military laboratories. Hon. Buchanan served as a Director at CloudShield Technologies, Inc.


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The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies is an independent, 501(c)(3), not-for-profit public policy research institute. The Institute identifies and aggressively shepherds discussion on key science and technology issues facing our society. From these discussions and forums, we develop meaningful science and technology policy options and ensure their implementation at the intersection of business and government.


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