August 3 - 6, 2020
Eric T. Olson retired from the United States Navy in 2011 as a full Admiral after 38 years of service. He served in special operations units throughout his career.
Admiral Olson’s career culminated as the head of the United States Special Operations Command, where he was responsible for the mission readiness of all Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps special operations forces. In this capacity, he led over 60,000 people and managed an annual budget of over ten billion dollars.
Admiral Olson is now an independent national security consultant who supports a wide range of private and public organizations.