Lt Col Jennifer Snow is the AFWERX Innovation Officer for the U.S. Air Force, SAF-A8I, the Pentagon. She serves as the military representative for technology outreach and engagement to bridge the gap between government and various technology communities to improve collaboration and communications, identify smart solutions to wicked problems and help guide the development of future smart technology policy to benefit the US Air Force, Department of Defense and Interagency partners.
Lt Col Snow entered the Air Force in November 2002 as a graduate of the U.S. Officer Training School at Maxwell AFB in Montgomery, Alabama. She began her professional career as a member of Air Force Special Operations Command, served as an Air Education and Training Command Intelligence schoolhouse instructor supervisor and was selected to be one of General Keith B. Alexander’s Junior Officer Cryptologic Career Program Interns at the National Security Agency. Prior to her current assignment, Lt Col Snow was the Donovan Group Innovation Officer for US Special Operations Command, J52 Futures Plans and Strategy Division and the SOFWERX Team Innovation lead.
As a graduate student at the Naval Post Graduate school she studied emerging disruptive technologies and focused on a class of fast moving technologies she calls “Radical Leveling Technologies”, as an area of concern to National Security. Her work was presented to members of the National Security Council and the White House.
Her current efforts focus across a diverse portfolio and seek to address the broad implications of key technologies and communities on National Security while identifying methods to leverage the expertise, access and capacity of the community of users and technology drivers to benefit the US DoD, Allied and Interagency Partners.