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Strategic Studies - Lunch Seminar


Mark Herman

The Seminar Series in Strategic Studies will meet for a lunchtime discussion with Mark Herman, Executive Vice President of Booz Allen Hamilton, on the contemporary uses of war gaming for purposes of both military and corporate decision making. Mr Herman plays a lead role in the firm's modeling, simulation, wargaming and analysis work. He has more than 30 years of experience designing and developing wargames on a variety of strategic and boardroom topics for the U.S. Department of Defense and Fortune 500 companies. He is a leader in the development of wargame and simulation methodologies emphasizing strategic planning, the development of measures of effectiveness, and economic analysis. Mr. Herman has designed more than 50 commercial wargames on topics ranging from the Peloponnesian War to tactical warfare in antiquity, the American Revolution, the American Civil War, World War I, World War II, and modern warfare. His 1983 design Gulf Strike, which covered the Iran-Iraq War and a U.S.-led defense of Saudi Arabia, was used in the initial U.S. analytic efforts at the beginning of the Gulf War in August 1990. He holds numerous industry awards for his designs and is a member of the Wargaming Hall of Fame. Mr. Herman is also a co-author of "Wargaming for Leaders: Strategic Decision Making from the Battlefield to the Boardroom." For more information, or to RSVP to the lunch, please contact Anne Louise Antonoff, Ph.D.

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12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Golkin Room of Houston Hall (2nd floor)