TechNet Augusta 2022 Sponsorship and Branding Opportunities

AFCEA has developed an enhanced sponsorship program that will offer maximum visibility to those who participate! What better way to make sure you stand out and increase your exposure at this foremost event in which industry leaders can learn about military requirements and connect with decision makers and operators, where senior military and government officials can gain feedback, and where industry thought leaders will discuss and demonstrate solutions. Sponsorship opportunities are offered at several investment levels, ensuring your ability to participate.

Browse available options below, or jump to specific categories: Patron Packages, Individual Sponsorships, Branding Opportunities.

The deadline to be included in sponsor signage is Wednesday, July 20th.

Ellery "Don" DeSanto

Director DoD AI, Cloud, and Cyber Programs
BAE Systems


Ellery (Don) DeSanto is the director of DoD AI, Cloud & Cyber programs for the Defense Intelligence business at BAE Systems, Inc. In this role, he is responsible for program execution, financial performance, strategy development and execution, customer relationship management, and new business growth. Don has over 25 years of business and technology leadership experience working in the military, U.S. Intelligence Community, Defense Industry, and commercial startups.

Prior to this role, Don served as the Director of Strategic Partnerships for the Intelligence & Security sector, shaping the growth strategy for the company’s entire AI and Cloud services enterprise. He has more than 20 years in a variety of roles, including as Solutions Architect, Vice President of Operations, and Vice President of Worldwide Sales Engineering within the government IT services market. Don’s technical specialties include architecture, cross-domain solutions, cybersecurity, enterprise IT network engineering, routing, switching, Unix, and virtualization. He also has a proven track record of leveraging his technical specialties and experience to drive business development, forge strategic business partnerships, foster customer engagement, and manage/execute large-scale product and service deliveries and training.

Before joining BAE Systems, Don served just under nine years in the U.S. Navy as a Cryptologic Technician, supporting the Space Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR).


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