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Brain Drake

Federal Chief Technology Officer of Accrete.AI Government

Brian Drake is the Federal Chief Technology Officer of Accrete.AI Government, the government facing subsidiary of New York based enterprise AI firm Accrete AI. He is responsible for the application of Accrete’s commercial Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions to the public sector. Prior to joining Accrete.AI, Drake was an Intelligence Officer within the Defense Intelligence Agency where he led the briefing team for the Secretary of Defense, Deputy Secretary, the Undersecretary for Policy, and other “E Ring” principals. He also managed over $20M worth of projects as the agency’s first Director of Artificial Intelligence. In 2021, he was given the Federal 100 award by Federal Computer Week for his program’s achievements and work on the agency’s AI strategy. As an analyst, he led multiple teams countering threats from state and non-state actors across technology, counterintelligence, and counternarcotics topics. Before his government career, he was a Manager with Deloitte Consulting and a management consultant with Toffler Associates specializing in strategic planning, business development, collaboration consulting, technology, and innovation for commercial and government clients. He also worked as a military platforms and policy analyst for Systems Planning and Analysis and as a nuclear weapons programs analyst for DynCorp. In his personal time, Mr. Drake serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Defense Intelligence Memorial Foundation; a scholarship fund for the children of Defense Intelligence Officers killed in the line of duty. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Mercer University and a Masters from Georgetown University.