Doug Philippone

Industry Leadership

Doug Philippone is responsible for starting and growing Palantir’s global defense business to what it is today, competing with traditional DOD contractors on some of the U.S. military’s most challenging modern problem sets. Prior to joining Palantir in 2008 during the company’s early days, Philippone was an Army Ranger and deployed six times, commanding multiple Joint Special Operations Command outstations in support of the Global War on Terror. He was awarded three bronze stars with two valor awards, the joint commendation medal with valor award, as well as many other commendations for his service to the nation. Philippone is also the co-founder of Snowpoint Ventures, which is focused on supporting the development of dual-use technologies.

Billy Mitchell

Written by Billy Mitchell

Billy Mitchell is Senior Vice President and Executive Editor of Scoop News Group's editorial brands. He oversees operations, strategy and growth of SNG's award-winning tech publications, FedScoop, StateScoop, CyberScoop, EdScoop and DefenseScoop. Prior to joining Scoop News Group in early 2014, Billy embedded himself in Washington, DC's tech startup scene for a year as a tech reporter at InTheCapital, now known as DC Inno. After earning his degree at Virginia Tech and winning the school's Excellence in Print Journalism award, Billy received his master's degree from New York University in magazine writing while interning at publications like Rolling Stone.

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