​D​r. Thomas Altshuler

Sr. VP Global Maritime Defense Strategy and Business Development

Dr. Thomas Altshuler is the Senior Vice President, Global Maritime Defense Strategy and Business Development for Teledyne Technologies. He leads the defense program development focused on major maritime defense programs supporting the U.S. Navy and NATO. Over the last 16 years, he has led multiple Teledyne business units that develop and supply autonomous systems including multiple types of underwater vehicles and advanced acoustic communications systems to the Defense and Commercial marke​ts.

Dr. Altshuler's defense technology experience includes four years as Program Manager at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). He was a Research Staff Member at the Institute for Defense Analyses where he managed programs supporting the U.S. Army and the Office of the Secretary of Defense. 

He received a B.S. in Physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and both an M.S. and Ph.D. in Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the MIT Underwater Vehicle Laboratory. 

Dr. Altshuler received the Secretary of Defense Award for Outstanding Public Service during his time at DARPA.