Innovation and the Speed of Change in U.S. National Security
After 39 years in the Air Force, and four years as the nation’s second highest-ranking military officer, General Selva will provide his perspective on today’s security environment; how innovations such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data analytics, and human-machine teaming are changing the future of warfare; and how young minds can have an outsized impact on national security. After providing opening remarks, General Selva will open the floor to questions from the audience.
General Paul J. Selva serves as the 10th Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In this capacity, he is a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the nation’s second highest-ranking military officer.
General Selva graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1980, and completed undergraduate pilot training at Reese AFB, Texas. He has held numerous staff positions and has commanded at the squadron, group, wing and headquarter levels. Prior to his current assignment, General Selva was the commander of U.S. Transportation Command, Scott AFB, Illinois.
General Selva is a command pilot with more than 3,100 hours in the C-5, C-17A, C-141B, C-37, KC-10, KC-135A and T-37.