Colonel Shane Taylor is the Project Manager (PM) for Tactical Network, assigned to the Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T). In this position, he provides the direction, management and leadership for the Army’s current and future tactical communications network, which enables mission command and secure reliable voice, video and data communications to Soldiers worldwide. He manages an annual budget of over a billion dollars to provide critical network communications capabilities to the Army, Department of Defense and other government organizations.
Prior to attending Senior Service College, he served as the Product Manager for Tactical Mission Command, under Project Manager Mission Command, from June 2014–June 2017. Other Army acquisition assignments include executive officer to the Deputy for Acquisition and Systems Management (DASM), Department of the Army Systems Coordinator (DASC) for Mission Command then DASC, Joint Tactical Radio Systems, Pentagon; deputy group leader, DCMA Space Sensors; deputy theater contracting officer, DCMA Iraq/Afghanistan; Patriot Missile program integrator, DCMA Space Sensors; assistant product manager, Intelligent Munitions System (Scorpion), Program Executive Office for Ammunition. Prior to his assignment as PM for Tactical Network, he served as the executive officer to the Principal Deputy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics) at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
COL Taylor earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University in 1993. He earned a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Management from Clemson University in 2006, a MBA from Pennsylvania State University in 2010, and a master’s in National Security and Resource Strategy from the Eisenhower School in Washington D.C in 2018.