Join JINSA for an exclusive National Leadership Conference Call on:

“Impacts of COVID-19 on the
Defense Innovation Base and National Security”


Dr. Jeb Nadaner

Gen Herbert Carlisle, USAF (ret.)

ADM Jonathan Greenert, USN (ret.)

Jeb Nadaner
Gen Herbert Carlisle
Joel Zinberg

JINSA VP of Defense and Government Affairs

JINSA Board of Advisors member;
NDIA President & CEO; Former Commander, Langley AFB Virginia

JINSA Board of Directors Members;
Former General Counsel and Senior Economist at
the Council of Economic Advisers in the
Executive Office of the President

Monday, April 20
3:00 PM EDT


General Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle, USAF (ret.) is a member of JINSA’s Board of Advisors and was a participant on JINSA’s 2019 Generals and Admirals Program. He became President & CEO of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) June 15, 2017.

Gen. Carlisle came to NDIA after a 39-year career in the Air Force, from which he retired as a four-star general in March 2017. His last assignment was as commander, Air Combat Command at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia.

Carlisle graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1978 with a bachelor’s of science degree in mathematics. He received a master’s degree in business administration in 1988 from Golden Gate University of San Francisco. He also has studied national security management at Syracuse University, international relations at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and national and international security at George Washington University.

Dr. Joel Zinberg, M.D., J.D., F.A.C.S., is a member of JINSA’s Board of Directors. He recently completed two years as the General Counsel and a Senior Economist at the Council of Economic Advisers in the Executive Office of the President in Washington DC. He is a surgeon specializing in general surgery and surgical oncology at The Mount Sinai Hospital and is an associate clinical professor of surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.

Dr. Zinberg has a J.D. from Yale Law School where he was a senior editor of the Yale Law journal. He has an M.D. from the College of Physicians & Surgeons at Columbia University, is board certified in surgery, and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He obtained his B.A. from Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania where he studied economics, biochemistry, and microbiology.

Dr. Jeb Nadaner is the JINSA Vice President of Defense & Government Affairs. He has served as the Director of the USMC Krulak Center for Innovation & Creativity; Lockheed Martin Vice President of Engineering & Technology and Director of Strategy & Business Development; Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense; Senior Advisor & Member of the State Department Policy Planning Staff; and Justice Department Attorney. Yale awarded him his PhD and the University of Pennsylvania his JD.

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