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Chris Brose

Chief Strategy Officer, Anduril Industries


Christian Brose is the Chief Strategy Officer at Anduril Industries, a Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and author of "The Kill Chain: Defending America in the Future of High Tech Warfare." Brose joined Anduril in 2018 from Capitol Hill where he served as staff director of the Senate Armed Services Committee for three years, managing the Committee’s staff and overseeing all programs, policies, and resources of the Department of Defense. From 2009-2014, he served as senior policy adviser to Senator John McCain (R-AZ), supporting his work on the Senate Armed Services Committee, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Prior to that, he served as policy adviser and chief speechwriter to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice from 2005-2008, working as a member of the Secretary’s Policy Planning Staff and supporting the Secretary on regular foreign travel. He began his career in public service as a speechwriter for Secretary of State Colin Powell. He studied political science at Kenyon College and international economics at the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. He is a member of the Aspen Strategy Group and a former editor of Foreign Policy Magazine.

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