The Honorable Frank Kendall, Under Secretary of Defense, Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, USA is now confirmed to address ADM2016.

Mr Kendall will present his initiative Better Buying Power (BBP) 3.0 , a set of fundamental acquisition principles to achieve greater efficiencies through affordability, cost control, elimination of unproductive processes and bureaucracy, and promotion of competition.

BIOGRAPHY: Senate Confirmed in May 2012, Mr. Frank Kendall currently serves as the Under Secretary of Defence for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (AT&L). In this capacity, he is responsible to the Secretary of Defence for all matters pertaining to acquisition; research and engineering; developmental testing; contract administration; logistics and materiel readiness; installations and environment; operational energy; chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons; the acquisition workforce; and the defence industrial base. He is the leader of the Department of Defence’s efforts to increase the Department’s buying power and improve the performance of the defence acquisition enterprise.