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 IT²EC 2024 - defence training and technology event
Jenny McArdle Ph.D.

Dr. Jenny McArdle Ph.D.

Senior Director, Futures, CAE USA
United States
Dr. Jennifer McArdle is the Senior Director for Futures at CAE USA.  She also serves as an Adjunct Senior Fellow in the Center for a New American Security’s defense program and wargaming lab and as the NATO Defence College 2024 Eisenhower Fellow. McArdle previously served as the Head of Research at Improbable U.S. Defense & National Security, where her team focused on developing more performant runtime environments and synthetic populations. A former professor, McArdle has served on Congressman Langevin’s cyber advisory committee and as an expert member of a NATO technical group that developed cyber effects for the military alliance’s campaign simulations. McArdle holds a Ph.D. from King’s College London in War Studies, is the recipient of the RADM Fred Lewis (I/ITSEC) doctoral scholarship in modeling and simulation and is a certified modeling and simulation professional (CMSP). She is a term member with the Council on Foreign Relations and was named an official “Mad Scientist” by the US Army Training and Doctrine Command.