WEBINAR: An Introduction to the Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
9:00 am – 9:30 am EST
Join host Lee Silvestre, Naval X Northeast Tech Bridge’s 401 Tech Bridge coordinator, and guest Molly Donohue Magee, Executive Director of the Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA) and the Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium (UTIC), for an overview of UTIC.
In this webinar, you will learn about UTIC’s role as the consortium for the Department of Navy’s Other Transaction Agreement for innovative undersea and maritime technology. Molly Donohue Magee will discuss the power of other transaction agreements and specifically how UTIC members have the unique opportunity to identify how their technology can help solve the Navy’s undersea and maritime technology challenges. She will also discuss the requirements for membership, the process to join and the power of collaboration within the consortium.
Molly Donohue Magee has a proven record of effective leadership of diverse and highly successful nonprofit, for-profit and government organizations. She is currently the founding Executive Director of the Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA), a coalition of defense-related businesses and organizations focused on preserving, protecting and furthering the interests of the defense and technology sector. The alliance is a catalyst for thought leadership and enables the development of critical defense technologies while facilitating economic and workforce development opportunities. She also is the founding Executive Director of the Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium (UTIC), the member organization for the Department of Navy’s Other Transaction Agreement for undersea and maritime innovative technology. She is a member of the Rhode Island Science and Technology Advisory Council and the Rhode Island Defense Economy Planning Commission.
After completing a 30-year civilian career in the government, she started a woman-owned and managed small business focused on providing value-added engineering and financial management services to the Department of Defense. After two years, the business was acquired by another company. Her last assignment in the government was as the Chief Financial Officer for the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, RI. Her government career included managing product assurance engineering for submarine systems prior to transitioning to senior leadership of the organization where, in addition to CFO, she served as the Director of Business Resources. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Rhode Island and an undergraduate degree in Mathematics.