Mark Beall is a defense technology and public sector sales leader with over 17 years of experience in government and industry. He is the CEO and a co-founder of Gladstone AI. Previously, Mark held positions at Amazon Web Services and with the U.S. Department of Defense. Notably, Mark was the first Director of the Strategy and Policy Directorate at the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center. His in AI policy and strategy has had a far-reaching impact, including through leading the design and implementation of DoD's AI Education and Strategy.