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Doug Philippone


Doug Philippone serves as the Head of Global Defense at Palantir Technologies (NYSE:PLTR). Doug started and successfully grew the Defense business to support over 19 different allied countries. Doug has led every part of the Software Platform business: from providing vision to design and innovation teams that invent new technology, to leading the teams fielding those products across a variety of sectors in the world’s harshest environments.


Prior to Palantir (NYSE:PLTR), Doug was an Army Ranger who deployed 6 times and commanded multiple Joint Special Operations Command outstations in support of the Global War on Terror. During his Army career, he was awarded three bronze stars with two valor awards, the joint commendation medal with valor award, as well as many others.


Doug earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from the US Military Academy at West Point, received his Masters Degree in Terrorism Operations and Finance from the Naval Post Graduate School and studied Machine Learning at MIT. He is also a published author on terrorism finance.

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