Mr. Michael Hoglund, PMP, currently provides strategic planning assistance to the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division (NSWC IHEODTD). This assignment varies broadly from the development of new strategic goals and objectives, implementation of non-traditional systems aimed at spurring innovative solutions, to the development of new business areas and partnerships. Our nation has accepted risk in our energetics based weapons system development over the past several decades with our superiority rapidly declining compared to potential competitors. Mr. Hoglund is helping lead a campaign to reenergize naval energetics RDT&E to ensure the Department of Defense intelligently invests in systems that will keep our nation safe for the future. He brings a lengthy history of government S&T and R&D program management for multiple DoD and executive branch clients. Mr. Hoglund earned his BS in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from the College of William and Mary and a MS in Biotechnology from the Johns Hopkins University.