David Kerner

Senior Science & Technology Policy Advisor

Mr. David Kerner’s expertise lies in science and technology policy; the resilience of complex, adaptive systems; functional needs and alternatives analyses; technical requirements development; and sustainable energy policies and practices.  He has over 30 years of experience supporting the U.S. Departments of Defense and Energy, helping them to strategize for, and capitalize on, rapid technological evolution and emergence; assess the resilience of fuel-dependent military outposts; combat weapons of mass destruction; evaluate landmine detection technologies; develop strategic energy strategies; and deploy renewable technologies.  Mr. Kerner also has served as a mechanical engineer for the Aerojet Liquid Rocket Company and as a Science and Technology Advisor to the New York State Legislature.

Attributes for Exposing System Vulnerabilities and Managing Resilience