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Dr. Todd Hughes

Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer

Dr. Todd C. Hughes is Scientific Systems’ Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, responsible for strategic growth initiatives in artificial intelligence for multi-domain mission autonomy software applications. Dr. Hughes comes to SSCI from where, as Senior Vice President of Technology, he led the research and development team delivering leading-edge artificial intelligence to its data-driven decision support software. In the role of Chief Technology Officer for Next Century Corporation (acquired by CACI) he established a thriving line of business that earned industry recognition for innovations in analytics, applied behavioral science, artificial intelligence, command and control, and machine learning. Dr. Hughes also served at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) as Program Manager, building an expansive portfolio of research and development initiatives leading to breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, computer vision, geospatial analytics, and neurotechnology for defense and intelligence missions. He has also worked in technical leadership positions at Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories and Cycorp, Inc. He holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.