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Tony DeMartino

Tony is a Founding Partner of Pallas Ventures, a private investment fund dedicated to growing dual-use technology companies. He previously served as the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Secretary of Defense and the Chief of Staff to the Deputy Secretary of Defense. In this role, Tony helped lead business transformations across the Department. Previously, he served more than 20 years as an Infantry officer in the U.S. Army, with positions such as Chief of Staff to the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and Strategic Advisor to the Commander of International Security Assistance Forces in Afghanistan. Tony Chairs the Advisory Board of AI validation company Calypso AI and is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for New American Security. He holds a master’s in Public Administration from George Mason University, and a master’s in National Security Policy Studies from the School of Advanced Military Studies. He has a B.S. from Washington and Lee University. Tony resides in Del Ray, VA.

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