Bernice Glenn is a Senior Vice President-Strategic Partnerships with the National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL) and supports the Defense Innovation-Technology Acceleration Challenges (DI-TAC). In collaboration with NSTXL, DI-TAC represents a new innovation acceleration model to rapidly prospect, vet and fund state-of-art technologies in alignment with war-fighter needs through a recently approved $100M Transaction Authority awarded to NSTXL by the DOD IACs. This unique innovation process and ecosystem rapidly matches key DOD problem-sets with the best technology solutions, worldwide.
Bernice is an active member of the US-Japan Council; the Hawaii Pacific District Export Council; and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). She has been appointed as: an International Researcher by the Republic of Korea Ministry of Government & Home Affairs, a US District Export Council member by two US Secretaries of Commerce in two administrations, as an officer of the State of Hawaii High Technology Innovation Corporation, and as a Young Leader by The Atlantic Council. Her technology commercialization experience spans projects for the Office of Naval Research, US Army Medical and Materiel Command, Pacific Command, US Army Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research (TATRC), FEMA, and the Department of Homeland Security. Her private-sector experience in technology team management, and innovation management and training includes Motorola operations in Japan, and Toyota Motor operations in Kentucky.
A graduate of Princeton University summa cum laude in East Asian Studies, Bernice has certificates in planning, government contracting, design thinking, and human resource management from the National Contracting Management Association (NCMA), Project Management Institute (PMI), Motorola University, Toyota University, Stanford Design School and Harvard Graduate School of Design.