640: Bharat discusses the digitization of the defense industry and digital innovation in the industry. Bharat provides an overview of Huntington Ingalls Industries and his purview as Chief Information Officer. He describes how his team is structured and what areas under his purview are managed on a global level versus what are managed on a divisional level. Bharat details his framework for gauging the effectiveness of cybersecurity at the company and what digital innovation looks like. Finally, Bharat talks about how he curates an ecosystem of technology partners to expand the advanced technologies used to protect, connect, and integrate the armed forces as well as the trends in technology that are on his radar which will further transform the defense industry.
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