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In March 2018, David H. Langstaff was named Interim Executive Vice President for Leadership and Seminars at The Aspen Institute. A business and community leader with extensive experience as chief executive officer and director of advanced technology and professional services companies, he currently serves as President of Argotyche, Inc., a consulting and advisory services company. David has been actively involved with The Aspen Institute for over twenty years, as a senior moderator of values-based leadership seminars and as Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Aspen Business and Society Program. Today, David serves as a Member of the Board of Directors of Boston Dynamics, an engineering and robotics design company; as Chairman of Idemia National Security Solutions, a biometric identification company; and as a Director of Premier, Inc, a NASDAQ-listed health care company. Previously, he was founder and CEO of Veridian Corporation, an advanced technology company that specialized in mission-critical national security programs primarily for the U.S. Government. Veridian was regarded as one of the preeminent companies in its field with a strong values-based culture, and its IPO was recognized by the Financial Times as one of the ten best global IPOs in 2002. After its sale to General Dynamics, David served as chief executive officer and co-chairman of The Olive Group, a global integrated security company with offices in Dubai, London and Washington, DC, and subsequently as Chairman, President and CEO of TASC, Inc. David is an Executive Fellow for the Center for Higher Ambition Leadership, a member of the Advisory Board of the Open Cloud Consortium, and a Director of the Wolf Trap Foundation. He served as a member of the Board of Directors of The Hitachi Foundation from 2012 until its sunset in 2017, and until 2018 was a member of the Defense Business Board, which provides independent advice to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense Committee. David performs from time to time as a baroque soloist with amateur and professional orchestras, and was Executive Producer of the Emmy and Grammy-nominated, eight-episode television special on the history of recorded music (Soundbreaking), with the late Sir George Martin, that aired in Fall 2016 on PBS Television, and globally throughout 2016 and 2017. He earned a B.A., cum laude, from Harvard University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. He and his wife have four children and reside on a farm in Comus, MD.