Dr Dave Cullin
Dr. Cullin graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh in 1984. He proceeded to The Ohio State University and earned Masters (1988) and PH.D. (1991) degrees in Physical Chemistry.
Upon receiving his Ph.D., he took a position as a Research Chemist with the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) in Dahlgren, VA. In 1996, he assumed duties as the NSWCDD Project Manager of the Air Base/Port Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration Program in support of the Joint Program Office for Biological Defense (JPO-BD).
In October 1998, he accepted a position with the Joint Program Office for Biological Defense (JPO-BD) as the Program Director for the Critical Reagents Program (CRP). From June 2002 until December of 2005, he was Director of Technology at the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense’s (JPEOCBD). His responsibilities were to be the JPEOCBD lead for the Transition of New Technologies into JPEOCBD advanced development and procurement programs, Horizontal Technology Integration, ACTD/ATD Generation and Coordination, Procurement of Non-Standard Equipment, JPEOCBD International Cooperation (Foreign Military Sales, Cooperative Development, Export License Requests), Intelligence and Threat Coordination and acquisition modeling and analysis.
In December 2005, he left federal service and moved to the private sector as the Senior Vice President for Technology Transition at ICx Technologies, where he was responsible for Detection group Agency interactions, Federal Government Program Development, product development road-mapping and integration of detection and surveillance products. ICx Technologies was acquired by FLIR systems in October 2010 and Dr. Cullin assumed the position as the Chief Technology Officer for FLIR Government Systems. From February 2014- March, 2020, Dr. Cullin assumed the position of the Vice President, R&D and Programs for FLIR Detection. He is currently the Vice President and General Manager of FLIR Detection Systems.