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Retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward Jr. joins Patriot One’s senior advisory board


September 6, 2019
By SP&T Staff
SP&T Staff

Toronto-based Patriot One Technologies announced that retired Vice Admiral Robert Stiles Harward Jr. has joined the company’s Senior Advisory Board.

Harward is a retired United States Navy SEAL and a former Deputy Commander of the United States Central Command, under the leadership command of General James Mattis. Harward is currently a defense industry executive working as the Chief Executive for Lockheed Martin in the Middle East. In this role, Harward’s responsibilities include strategy, operations and growth in the greater Middle East region.

“We are honoured to have Bob join our Senior Advisory Board,” said Scott Shepherd, Chairman, Patriot One Technologies, in a statement. “His distinguished career in the U.S. Armed Forces as a Navy SEAL to his Deputy Commander role gives him strategic insights that our company can leverage to advance our PATSCAN Multi-Sensor Covert Threat Detection Platform in order to address active threat and terrorist activities around the globe. In addition, his recent experience with Lockheed Martin in the Middle East can help our team better understand the needs of this specific region.”

Harward served on the National Security Council for the Bush Administration, commissioned the National Counter Terrorism Center, and has extensive combat and counterterrorism experience as a United States Navy SEAL. In addition, Harward served as the Deputy Commander of U.S. Joint Forces Command and previously commanded Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435. Craig Micklich, founder and CEO of Sotech Secure, a Patriot One joint venture, recommended Harward to the company’s senior advisory group.

Harward will begin working with the advisory group and management team starting this month.