CAPT James Durham USN (ret)
Vice President, Division Director, Naval Systems, Technology and Analysis Division (NSTAD)
James Durham leads the Naval Systems, Technology and Analysis Division, which conducts assessments, program and acquisition planning, systems engineering and effectiveness analyses across a spectrum of naval and national security issues. The Division is comprised of three groups: the Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance Systems Group, the Underwater Technology Assessment Group, and the Joint Tactical Analysis Group.
Mr. Durham has more than 36 years experience in the management, development and implementation of undersea systems, including 26 years as a Navy Officer in submarine command and intelligence operations. His experience includes programmatic assessments, and assessment of technical, operational, and financial aspects of various programs, emerging technology concepts and systems. He has been with Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. since 1996.
Mr. Durham holds a degree in Mathematics from the U.S. Naval Academy, and a degree in Ocean Engineering from MIT and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.