One Defense Team


Stephen Rodriguez - Founder

Stephen founded One Defense with a mission to drive compelling commercial technologies into the Department of Defense. With more than 15 years supporting the U.S. national security community, he serves on the Boards of Public Spend Forum, CENSA, Clearchat,, WarOnTheRocks, Gray Space and Training Leaders International. Stephen sits on the Term Member Advisory Committee at the Council on Foreign Relations and is President of the Foreign Policy Initiative's Leadership Network. He was previously honored by Maverick PAC as one of its "Future 40" leaders to watch.

Board of Advisors

Ryan Evans

WarOnTheRocks - Founder & Editor-In-Chief 

Josh Gladden

University of Mississippi - Vice Chancellor of Research

Aaron Harris

Y-Combinator - Partner

Jon Mogford

Texas A&M University - Vice Chancellor of Research

Joe Moran

InSitech - President

Rob Neivert

500 Startups - Venture Partner

Rachelle Oribio

Techstars - Program Director

John Ryu

Scout Ventures - Partner

Gregg Sypeck

The Gap Partnership - Senior Consultant

David Teten

ff Venture Capital - Partner

Sam Zega

Vice President - Safran

Denise Zheng

CSIS - Director, Strategic Technologies Program

*Institutional affiliations are shown only for identification purposes and do not necessarily imply a formal relationship with One Defense.

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