Mathison Hall is a senior mission analyst and assistant program manager at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, where he works on a wide range of research and development projects for the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security. He is also a member of the founding team of Gyrene Engineering Management (GEM) is a lean, veteran owed technology startup providing innovative, rugged, and modular systems solutions to defense, emergency response, and civilian sector challenges. Mathison is an infantry officer in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve following twelve years of active duty service. He is currently the operations officer of an infantry battalion and an adjunct instructor for the Marine Corps University. Mathison’s active duty and reserve tours have included combat and operational deployments to Iraq and aboard ship in the Western Pacific; participation in theater security cooperation exercises in Japan, Thailand, Korea, and Morocco; and instructor tours in Quantico and at the U.S. Naval Academy. Mathison received a B.S. in Mathematics and History from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis and an M.Phil in Development Economics from the University of Cambridge in England where he was a Nolan Scholar. He lives in Annapolis, Maryland, with his wife and three children.