Christopher R. Hardy

Christopher R. Hardy, Ph.D., is the Director of the Global Learning and Technology Center of the Defense Acquisition University. His mandate is to take DAU to the next level leveraging technology and learning innovation catalyzing DAU 's Second Transformation. Previously, as DAU's strategic planner, he provided the road map for DAU's rapidly rise to national preeminence as an award winning corporate university that has repeatedly been recognized as one of the best throughout the public and private sectors. This powerful story is recounted in "Leading a Learning Revolution: the Story Behind DAU's Reinvention of Training," Pfeiffer, 2007, in which he was a co-author. Dr. Hardy has a Ph.D. from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Prior to DAU, he served both in government and private industry becoming Vice President, INNOLOG, Inc., a Global Supply Chain Logistics Company headquartered in McLean, Virginia.