A graduate of the of the US Air Force Academy and pilot, Captain Steven Lauver is an entrepreneur at heart having co-founded Nodify Inc. in 2012 and recently helped to create the AFWERX innovation team which is helping to change the way the Air Force identifies and potentially adopts new technologies. As Director, he leads a team that is responsible for building trust and awareness with the startup and venture ecosystems and for developing and testing pathways to deliver cutting edge, dual-use technology to the warfighter, faster.
Captain Lauver was born in Charleston, South Carolina. He entered the Air Force in May 2011 as a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. He has served 6 years on Active Duty, during which time he has been stationed at Sheppard Air Force Base, TX, Hurlburt Field, FL and the Pentagon and has deployed four times in support of Operations Inherent Resolve and Freedom Sentinel. Prior to his current position, the Captain was a Tactics Officer and U-28A Aircraft Commander, 319th Special Operations Squadron, Hurlburt Field, FL.
Innovation In Government
Technology and design are transforming the government in radical ways. Come hear from leaders spearheading innovation across multiple government agencies.