Michael Bayer

Vice Chair of the Board, National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)

Michael J. Bayer is the President and CEO of Dumbarton Strategies, Washington, D.C.. Combining deep geographic experience, intimate sector knowledge and clear insights, Dumbarton provides the senior levels of large corporate entities creative, discrete strategic value accretive solutions.  Mr. Bayer also serves as Director of Siga Technologies Inc., ATAC Inc., and DOSS Aviation Inc. His previous board service includes among others, EG&G, Inc., Duratek, Inc., Athena, Inc., Stratos Global, Dyncorp International Inc., and Vangent Holding Corp.

Mr. Bayer was appointed Chairman of the Defense Business Board in April 2015.  The Defense Business Board provides the Secretary of Defense and other senior leaders with independent advice, reflecting an outside private sector perspective, on proven and effective best business practices for application to the Department.   He previously served as Chairman from 2007-2011. 

In addition, Mr. Bayer serves as a Member of the Defense Science Board, the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel, and chairs the Business Executives for National Security Advisory Board.

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