Anish Goel

Dr. Anish Goel is a Vice President at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies. In this role, he focuses on strategic planning and policy implementation for emerging technologies in defense, intelligence, and other areas. Prior to Potomac, Anish was the Vice President for International Program Development at L3 Technologies, where he led strategy and analysis for the company’s long-term international business.

Anish previously served in the U.S. federal government for almost 13 years, working primarily on Asia foreign policy and technology policy issues. His experiences includes three years in the National Security Council of the White House, three years on the staff of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee, and over five years in the South Asia bureau of the State Department. Anish joined government in 2002 through a science and technology policy fellowship sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Anish earned his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B.S.E. in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan. He currently resides in Washington, D.C., where he relishes the robust ultimate frisbee scene.