Dan Little is the VP of Sales Support at ThunderCat Technology, a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business. During and after 20 years of active duty military service, Dan has supported numerous and diverse technology and security initiatives in the U.S. and abroad. Executive, educator and communicator with experience in interacting and negotiating with Heads of State, Ministers, Parliamentarians and C-level corporate leaders. As a military officer, Dan was Head of NATO Planning at the Warrior Preparation Center in Germany and co-founder of the Strategic Simulations branch at the U.S. Army War College. Upon retirement, he was a Program Manager and Senior Science Advisor at the Pentagon. In addition to the Army’s Modeling and Simulation program, he represented the U.S. as Lecturer for the NATO Modeling & Simulation Lecture series and supported the Wharton Aerospace Conference held annually at the Wharton School of Business. As a Research Fellow at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Dan initiated and conducted security initiatives which involved extensive dialogue and support to international organizations such as the UN Counter-Terrorism Directorate, the UN Security Council Resolution 1540 Committee, the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime, the International Atomic Energy Agency, OSCE, INTERPOL and the World Customs Organization.
During active duty, he earned a Joint Executive MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and WHU in Vallendar, Germany. He was also educated at the University of Cambridge and the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). More recent, he served as a Research Affiliate at George Mason University for Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Gaming and was a Public Policy Fellow at the University of Maastricht/United Nations University in the Netherlands.
Currently he is a Board Member at the Research Institute for European and American Studies in Athens, Greece and supports NATO’s Science and Technology Organization (STO) in Paris on Energy Security issues. Noted author and lecturer on Diplomacy and Security topics.