September Luncheon

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A luncheon meeting with networking opportunities for small and large businesses, government agencies, and prime contractors.

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John W.R. Pope III
Executive Director, Program Office for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (PEO C4I)

Mr. Pope serves as the Executive Director for the Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (PEO C4I) in San Diego, Calif. In this capacity, Mr. Pope is responsible for integrating, executing, and delivering capability in an annual $2.5 Billion portfolio supporting information needs for naval, joint, and coalition warfighters.
Mr. Pope was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in January 2016 and began his government career in 1983.

Mr. Pope is a University of Pennsylvania graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. Receiving his Navy commission via the University of Pennsylvania NROTC in 1983, Mr. Pope served afloat on USS Gallery (FFG-26) where he qualified as a Surface Warfare Officer. Attending the Naval Postgraduate School, he earned a Master of Science with distinction in Electrical Engineering and an Electrical Engineering degree.

His ashore career experience includes significant roles in all aspects of engineering and acquisition. He was assigned to the Naval Sea Systems Command as the Test and Evaluation Officer for the joint U.S. – Australian NULKA Decoy Project. Following this tour, where he qualified as an Engineering Duty Officer, Mr. Pope served as Special Projects Officer for a CNO-directed classified program. Mr. Pope then served as Force Combat Systems Officer at Naval Surface Force, U. S. Pacific Fleet.

Mr. Pope’s tours within Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command include Joint Task Group Manager and Afloat Installations Manager within SPAWAR 04 and Advanced Tactical Data Link Systems Engineer in the Tactical Data Link Programs Office (PMW 159). In December 2000, Mr. Pope was selected as the Deputy Program Manager for the Navy Satellite Communications Program Office (PMW 176). After serving as the fifth Commanding Officer of SPAWAR Systems Center, Charleston, S.C., he returned to PEO C4I where he served as the Major Program Manager of the Communications Program Office (PMW 170) and the Principal Deputy Program Executive Officer. As a plank owner of SPAWAR’s Fleet Readiness Directorate, Mr. Pope served as the Fleet Support Program Manager. After leaving active duty in 2012, Mr. Pope was selected as the Director for the Data Center and Application Optimization (DCAO) program within SPAWAR.

Mr. Pope is a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps and is certified Level III in Acquisition Program Management. His active duty awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit with Gold Star in lieu of fourth award, Meritorious Service Medal with Gold Star in lieu of third award, Navy Commendation Medal with Gold Star in lieu of second award, Navy Unit
Commendation, and the Sea Service Deployment Ribbon.

Additional Information:

  • **Online registration closes at midnight on Monday, SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 **WALK-IN PRICE IS $50 PER PERSON **Free hotel parking and on street side **Valet Parking – Pay on your own
  • ***ATTENTION ANNUAL LUNCHEON HOLDER! You’re covered for this event and no need to register. If unable to attend, please send alternate attendee name to [email protected] at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.***

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • **Cancellation must be made 72 HOURS prior to the meeting. No refunds will be made, if cancellation request is made within 72 hours.**If you’re unable to attend and would like to send an alternate person, please email to [email protected].
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  • *To qualify for the Government Fee, your email address MUST be…NAVY.MIL and NOT…[email protected]
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