Dr. Keith Taggart
Ph.D. is currently Chief Technology Officer of
SPEC Innovations and
Secretary of the
International Space Development HUB (ISDhub).
Keith earned his Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University in Theoretical Elementary Particle Physics. Since then he has forty-two years of extensive and diverse experience in the Department of Defense and Department of Energy research and development communities in the fields of systems analysis, technical analysis, software development, scientific research, computational physics, systems engineering, defense policy analysis, space systems analysis, space systems engineering, proposal development, and technical and program management.
While employed at SAIC, he worked on two very large and complex system-of-systems development programs, eight years as Red Team Leader for one then eleven years as an IPT Lead and later as head trouble shooter for the other. He was leader of the Computer Code Development Group at Los Alamos National Laboratory and Laboratory Liaison to Congress for strategic defense programs.
Keith currently works part time in the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Engineering in the System-of-Systems group. In addition, he devotes half time to space systems analysis and space systems related proposal development. He has numerous professional publications and is member of a number of highly respectable industry associations like the AIAA (American institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics), INCOSE (International Council on Systems Engineering), AUSA (Association of the US Army), and NDIA (National Defense Industry Association). He has received six professional recognition awards.
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