Next-generation AI systems, for next-generation government operations.

Who we are

SparkCognition Government Systems (SGS) is the world’s first full-spectrum artificial intelligence company devoted entirely to government and national defense. By developing and operationalizing next-generation AI-powered systems, SGS enables government organizations to meet the needs of their most pressing national security missions.

Members

SGS

Leadership Team

At the helm of SGS are some of the most experienced and decorated leaders in government and national defense.

Logan Jones, General Manager and President

Logan Jones is the General Manager and President of SGS, and has over a decade of national security and defense experience in the US and globally, in which he’s worked extensively with the DoD and with commercial defense companies. Jones is the former Vice President and founding member of the largest aerospace venture fund and innovation group, Boeing HorizonX.

General John R. Allen, Board Member

General Allen is a retired United States Marine Corps four-star general and former Commander of the NATO International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces – Afghanistan. In 2014, Gen. Allen was appointed by President Barack Obama as special presidential envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant).

Lisa Disbrow, Board Member​

Lisa Disbrow is the former Under Secretary of the United States Air Force, where she was responsible for the affairs of the Department of the Air Force. Disbrow, an Air Force veteran, previously served as Acting Secretary of the Air Force; as Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller; and held senior positions at the White House and the Joint Staff.

Michèle Flournoy, Strategic Advisor

Serving as a Strategic Advisor to SGS, Michèle Flournoy is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of WestExec Advisors, former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, and former Co-Founder and CEO of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), where she currently serves on the board.

Amir Husain, Board Member

Amir Husain is the Founder and CEO of SparkCognition and the founding CEO of SkyGrid. He is the author of the best-selling book “The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence” and a co-author of the compilation “Hyperwar: Conflict and Competition in the AI Century.”

Admiral John M. Richardson, Board Member

Admiral John M. Richardson is a retired United States Navy four-star Admiral who served as the 31st Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) from 2015 until 2019. Adm. Richardson also served as the Director of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (a joint Department of Energy and Department of Navy organization), and the Commander of the U.S. Navy Submarine Force.

Robert O. Work, Board Member

Robert O. Work served as the 32nd United States Deputy Secretary of Defense from 2014 to 2017 under both the Obama and Trump administrations. He also previously served as the Under Secretary of the Navy and was the CEO of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS).

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AI

Capabilities

AI systems can ensure the United States and allied forces retain a distinctive advantage, even when confronting peer threats whose own investments in military AI and autonomous systems rival those of the US.

SGS is well-equipped to deliver cost-effective solutions to improve the performance of the government’s critical functions through capabilities such as logistics network optimization, legacy platform maintenance, and more.

Contact us to learn more about how SGS applies next-generation AI systems—built in the US—to address critical national security initiatives.

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