Le Lézard
Classified in: Science and technology
Subject: PER

U.S. Army Brigadier General (Ret.) Leo A. Brooks Jr. joins Uptake as Advisor


CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Uptake announced today the appointment of U.S. Army Brigadier General (Retired) Leo A. Brooks Jr. as an advisor. As Uptake deepens its engagement with the Department of Defense, Brooks will provide strategic leadership and vision on the deployment of Industrial AI and Analytics to protect national security interests, increase mission readiness, and improve warfighter safety.

"We're honored to welcome General Brooks. In his twenty-seven years of distinguished service to our nation, he built and led integrated operations across the Army," said Kayne Grau, CEO, Uptake. "His national security expertise and experience strengthening public-private partnerships to enable digital transformation in the federal government will position Uptake to better equip the U.S. Military with insights that enhance operational efficiency and troop safety."

Before his retirement from the U.S. Army in 2006, General Brooks served at the Pentagon as the Vice Director of the Army Staff, Office of the Chief of Staff, where he coordinated mission support for Army and Combatant Commands in the Global War on Terrorism. Earlier in his career, General Brooks commanded units across the Army, including as the Deputy Commanding General of the 1st Armored Division in Germany and Commandant of Cadets at the United States Military Academy. For his exceptional leadership, General Brooks was awarded the Army's Distinguished Service Model in 2006 and the Secretary of the Army's Freedom Team Salute Award in 2007.

General Brooks then moved to the Boeing Company. On the leadership team of its defense business, he was the senior corporate liaison to the Pentagon, NASA, and Department of Homeland Security. He last served as the company's VP of Government Operations, Enterprise Subsidiary Integration, in which he optimized the coordination of Boeing subsidiaries, joint ventures, and investment partners.

"As part of the federal mandate to accelerate the adoption of AI, the DoD has an opportunity to leverage easily actionable insights on assets that are critical to preparing troops and supply chains on the frontline," said General Brooks. "The safe and secure use of powerful commercial software like Uptake enables commanders and asset managers to better protect their time, money, and ultimately, through more reliable operation and maintenance of heavy equipment, their troops."

In addition to his new advisory role at Uptake, General Brooks sits on the boards of Valiant Integrated Services, America's Public Television Stations, and the District of Columbia College Access Program. He is also the Chairman of the Awards Committee on the Advisory Board of the Association of the United States Army and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

To learn more on how Uptake's work is improving equipment reliability, decision support, and warfighter safety for the U.S. Military, visit our Department of Defense page.

ABOUT UPTAKE
Uptake is the industrial intelligence system, providing actionable insight for operators across a variety of industries. Uptake gives all departments ? maintenance, reliability, operations, and financial teams ? a single, shared, and contextualized view of every operational asset and interaction that affects performance. Driven by powerful data science models and cloud computing, Uptake's products deliver actionable insights that predict and prevent asset failure, increase compliance with ESG initiatives, mitigate catastrophic risk, optimize maintenance strategy, reduce repair costs, enhance productivity, and ensure operator safety. With 40+ patents and recognized for leadership in Industrial AI by Gartner, the World Economic Forum, CNBC, and Forbes, Uptake is headquartered in Chicago with a presence in Canada, South America, Europe, India, and Australia. To stay up-to-date on what we're doing, visit us at www.uptake.com and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

CONTACT
Linda Bartman,
Chief Operating Officer,
press@uptake.com,
+ 1 312-242-2167

SOURCE Uptake


These press releases may also interest you

at 09:00
(via Blockchain Wire) Revival has created a platform in which users can diversify, grow and safeguard their crypto investments while earning BNB rewards. Revival also strives to build fundamental foundations for individuals, businesses and crypto...

at 03:00
Following the inspiring opening speech, "Future Perspective of Cancer Immunotherapy," delivered by Nobel Prize and Tang Prize laureate Prof. Tasuku Honjo at the 14th Asia Pacific Federation of Pharmacologist Conference (APFP) on November 26, the 2020...

26 nov 2021
The unmanned underwater vehicles market size is expected to increase by USD 1.91 bn from 2020 to 2025, according to the latest research report from Technavio. The growth momentum of the market is expected to decelerate at a CAGR of 13.77%. This...

26 nov 2021
The cold storage market size is expected to increase by USD 31.97 bn from 2020 to 2025, registering a CAGR of  2.79%, according to the latest research report from Technavio. This exclusive report describes market scenarios, estimates, and customer...

26 nov 2021
The online apparel retailing market and is set to grow by USD 87.45 billion from 2020 to 2025, progressing at a CAGR of 10.61%  according to the latest report by Technavio....

26 nov 2021
Cepton Technologies, Inc. ("Cepton"), a Silicon Valley innovator focused on the mass-market commercialization of high performance, high quality lidar solutions, announced today that it and Growth Capital Acquisition Corp ("GCAC") have entered into a...



News published on 21 october 2021 at 11:33 and distributed by: