Albert Sciarretta is a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Technology and National Security Policy (CTNSP), National Defense University. A retired Army armor officer, his service included operational assignments, instructing at the U.S. Military Academy, acting as a technology officer on armored vehicle task forces, and serving as Assistant to the Chief Scientist, U.S. Army Materiel Command. He holds dual M.S. degrees — Operations Research and Mechanical Engineering — from Stanford University, and a B.S. degree in General Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy.