Bio


Jeff Kleck is Director of the Cyber Portfolio at the United States Department of Defense's Defense Innovation Unit (DIU). Jeff and his team at the DIU are responsible for delivering transformational and strategic cyber capabilities to the military by accelerating the adoption of commercial technology and strengthening the national security innovation base.

Jeff is an Adjunct Professor at Stanford University, and an advisor to the University’s leadership. He is an established Silicon Valley technology and software entrepreneur and has built several ventures from concept to market leader, in which he has served as Founder, CEO, and Chairman. Jeff has taken his ventures public on the NASDAQ and unified them into far-reaching commercial corporations. Jeff has participated as a visiting scientist at two national laboratories, and holds a PhD in Biomedical Physics from UCLA (former faculty); an MS in Engineering Management from Stanford University (current faculty); and, an MS and a BS in Nuclear Engineering from Texas A&M University.