Leadership

The ASD(R&E) Organization Chart includes links to select leadership biographies and component websites.

Org Chart DMEA DARPA DTIC PD: Perkins PD: Baldwin Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics ASD(R&E) DASD-Research DASD-Systems Engineering DASD-Emerging Capability & Prototyping
DASD-Dev Test & Evaluation PD: Ormond PD: Hall
Ormond
Principal Deputy Hinton
Walker

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Dr. Brian Hall

Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Developmental Test & Evaluation

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Dr. Jason Hall

Dr. Hall was appointed into the Senior Executive Service in November 2014 as the Principal Deputy Director, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Developmental Test and Evaluation. Until June 2015 he served as the Principle Deputy Director of the Test Resource Management Center (TRMC). In this position, he led matters concerning the Nation’s critical test range infrastructure, science and technology efforts, the development of the Congressionally-directed biennial Strategic Plan for Test and Evaluation (T&E) resources, as well as certification of the Services’ T&E budgets.

Prior to this position, Dr. Hall was the Technical Advisor for Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) of all Land and Expeditionary Warfare systems in DoD. In this position, he advised the highest authorities in DoD for OT&E, coauthored BLRIPs, worked with the professional staff of the 4 Congressional Defense Committees, shaped operational test plans, and observed operational testing.

Prior to serving on the OSD staff, Dr. Hall was the Division Chief for Aviation, Missiles, and C4ISR Systems in the Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC). In this position, he was responsible for supervising the development of test plans and evaluations that directly supported milestone decision reviews of more than 300 defense systems. Dr. Hall was one of the leading reliability experts that helped establish the Center for Reliability Growth at Aberdeen Proving Ground, and developed / administered the ATEC/AMSAA 3-day reliability course.

Over his career, Dr. Hall has led studies, developed methodologies, presented research, published journal articles, crafted policy, and authored policy implementation guides. He has also developed staff, advised numerous defense programs, and served as an executive member of, or invited contributor to: tri-service DoD Blue Ribbon Panels; National Academy of Science studies; or DoD working-groups to improve system reliability.

Dr. Hall is a Senior Service College, and Harvard Senior Executive Fellows graduate. He has earned advanced degrees in Applied Mathematics, Reliability Engineering, and Strategic Studies. He is a domain expert in Reliability Engineering, as well as in Reliability Growth Management and Methodology. He has developed statistical methods and reliability growth models that have been: published in international journals; incorporated into Military Handbooks; adopted by Operational Test Agency policy; and utilized to develop growth plans and assess reliability maturity of numerous defense programs.

Dr. Hall is married to the former Alyson Taylor Moore and they have two sons: James and Brody.

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