Doug Fullingim has assumed the critical role of Chief Data Officer (CDO) for USAF Global Strike Command. In this pivotal position, Fullingim will lead the charge in advancing data-driven decision-making within the command.
A Rich Background in Data and Analytics
With a career spanning over 30 years, Doug Fullingim boasts a rich and diverse background in systems engineering, operations research, acquisition, intelligence analysis, modeling, simulation, and test and evaluation. His extensive experience includes testing counter-IED and electronic warfare systems in controlled test environments as well as in the challenging theater of operational warfare.
Notable Career Highlights
Before his current role as CDO, Fullingim served as the Analysis Portfolio Manager at USAF A5/7 Catalyst Layer. In this capacity, he played a critical role in shaping the strategic planning, requirements, capability development, and future force design for the United States Air Force. He is particularly recognized for his expertise in identifying, deconflicting, and prioritizing analysis needs. His contributions extended to the development of enterprise risk methodologies and the integration of advanced analytics into strategic decision-making processes.
The Path Forward
As Chief Data Officer, Doug Fullingim envisions making USAF Global Strike Command more self-aware and operationally lethal. His role is expected to be a blend of policy formulation and practical implementation, with a strong emphasis on optimizing data utilization and decision-making procedures within the command.
An Exciting Chapter for USAF Global Strike Command
The appointment of Doug Fullingim as Chief Data Officer heralds a new and promising era for USAF Global Strike Command. His extensive experience and expertise in data analytics and security are poised to significantly enhance the command’s capabilities and strategic decision-making.