Dr. Eric Van Gieson has served as the Chief Technology Officer at the National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI, a STRATCOM UARC), and as Director of Biosurveillance and Diagnostics at MRIGlobal. He has also held the position of Chief of the Diagnostics, Disease Surveillance, and Threat Detection Division within the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), with additional experience at JHU/APL as a program manager. Dr. Van Gieson has a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Virginia. Most recently, Dr. Van Gieson served as the chief judge on the Nokia Sensing XChallenge and a judge on the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE on behalf of the XPRIZE Foundation.