Jeff Gottschalk

MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Lecture Information:
  • February 13, 2024
  • 2:30 PM
  • CASE 241

Speaker Bio

Jeff Gottschalk is a senior leader at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, a non-profit federal R&D laboratory with the mission of creating advanced technology for national security. As the Assistant Head of the 300-person Cyber Security and Information Sciences Division, Jeff advances the strategic directions of two areas that he established: Cyber-Physical Systems and Cyber Operations. He has a diverse technical background that includes cybersecurity, AI, software engineering, high-speed digital electronics, RF hardware, digital communications, infrared sensors, lasers, and fiber-optic technology. In his current role, Jeff works closely with the U.S. Government providing unbiased inputs on a variety of topics such as zero trust architecture and the DoD’s Joint Cyber Warfighting Architecture.


MIT Lincoln Laboratory recently published the results of an internal study on Zero Trust Architecture. The information will explain Zero Trust and share some successful implementations of Zero Trust.