Chris Hardy, Ph.D., is the director of the Global Learning and Technology Center of the Defense Acquisition University (DAU). As such, his mandate is to take the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) to the next level, leveraging technology and learning innovation to usher in DAU’s “second transformation.” Previously, as DAU’s strategic planner, he helped provide the road map for DAU’s rise to prominence. This story is recounted in the book Leading a Learning Revolution: The Story Behind DAU’s Reinvention of Training. Chris holds a Ph.D. from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Prior to joining DAU, he worked both in government and private industry.