Bernie Dunn joins Fortem Technologies' Government Advisory Board
The former president of Boeing Middle East, Turkey and Africa brings a unique set of skills and insight to Fortem's board
PLEASANT GROVE - July 29, 2022 --
Fortem Technologies, Inc., the leader in airspace security and defense for detecting and defeating dangerous drones, today announced the appointment of Bernie Dunn to its Government Advisory Board. With over four decades of experience, Dunn has held multiple executive positions at notable companies within the industry. Prior to Fortem, Dunn served as the President of Boeing Middle East, Turkey, and Africa, Vice President of ITT Defense International, Inc., and U.S. Defense and Army Attaché in a number of key Middle Eastern countries.
“I’m thrilled to be joining Fortem’s Government Advisory Board and aiding in Fortem’s growth in the Middle East,” said Dunn. “This is a prestigious opportunity and I’m confident the combination of Fortem’s counter-UAS technology and my regional expertise will create great momentum for the company.”
Based in Dubai, Dunn will primarily focus on building an active presence for Fortem Technologies in key markets of the Middle East.
“The use of drones in modern day warfare is only increasing, and we at Fortem want to make sure the world has proper access to our counter-UAS technology,” said Timothy Bean, Founder and CEO of Fortem Technologies. “We are confident that Bernie’s experience and insights makes him a unique asset to the Government Advisory Board.”
Formed in 2020, Fortem’s Government Advisory Board is composed of former military, intelligence, and federal government executives across civilian, defense and intelligence sectors. The group provides strategic insights to help the company further advance the work and goals of the U.S. government and its allies. Current board members include David Spirk - former Chief Data Officer for the Department of Defense, Bruce Lemkin - former Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs, Kevin Meiner - former Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Enterprise Capacity, and Lynn Wright - former Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence, among others.
About Fortem Technologies
Fortem Technologies is the leader in airspace awareness, security, and defense for detecting and defeating dangerous drones. Through an advanced, end to end system of distributed radar, AI at the Edge, deep sensor integration, and autonomous drone capture, Fortem monitors and defends the world’s venues, infrastructures, cities, and regions. The same system is accelerating the safety of the world’s airspace for urban air mobility. Based in Pleasant Grove, Utah, the company is privately held and backed by Toshiba, Boeing, DCVC, Mubadala Investment Company, Signia Venture Partners and others.