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For more than 40 years, San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp. (EDC) has provided leadership by implementing strategies that set the San Diego region apart as a thriving center of technology and entrepreneurship built upon information networks, a knowledge-based economy, a culture of innovation and unparalleled lifestyle. Michael B. Jones, president of The Security Network, sat down with Julie Meier Wright, CEO and president of the EDC, to get her thoughts on the defense, security and maritime sectors in San Diego.
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The HALO Corp. is a private security company headquartered in San Diego that provides high-end private security services worldwide. Specializing in discreet security operations, maritime security, humanitarian assistance, disaster response and all aspects of security training, HALO largely caters to the U.S. government and is focused on Homeland Security operations and training. The company delivers these services through three distinct divisions: Security Services, Security Technology and Security Training and Education. The Security Network sat down with Brad Barker, president of the HALO Corp., to garner his perspective on serving and educating public and private security professionals and the reasons for selecting San Diego as the home base for the company.
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There was a time when San Diego was the aviation capital of the United States. Companies like Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) made nearly all their planes here in the middle of the 20th century. Then those days faded.
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Since its founding in 1951, Cubic Corp. has followed the lead of founder Walter J. Zable to develop and integrate technology innovation. Today, Cubic Corp. is the parent of two major segments: defense and transportation. The Cubic Defense Applications group is a leading provider of air and ground combat training systems, mission support services and defense electronics to the United States and allied nations. The Cubic Transportation Systems group is the world's leading provider of state-of-the-art mass transit solutions used by commuters around the globe. The Security Network sat down with Bruce Roberts, Senior Vice President of Security Programs, to garner his thoughts on the unique attributes of the San Diego region as it relates to innovation in the security sector and the importance of collaboration in solving global security concerns.
Gary Wang is chief technology officer, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, and director of science, technology and engineering, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center San Diego. Wang is responsible for converting technology into naval capabilities rapidly, affordably and efficiently for Team SPAWAR. He oversees discretionary science and technology programs and ensures a vital science and technology work force while providing leadership to SPAWAR. Michael B. Jones, president of The Security Network, met with Wang to discuss his position and SPAWAR's role in San Diego.
We are very pleased that you have joined us for the first annual "C4ISR, Robot Platforms and Sensors: Ensuring Secure Information Sharing from Sensor to Responder" conference and exposition.
The annual two-day The Security Summit brings together executives, technologists and defense industry representatives to promote the rapid commercialization of security technologies.