Brian Drake

Accrete.AI Government
Federal Chief Technology Officer

Brian Drake is Federal Chief Technology Officer of Accrete.AI Government. He is responsible for the application of Accrete’s commercial Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions to the public sector. He recently departed the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) where he served for over 10 years. His last assignment was leading the intelligence briefing team for the Secretary of Defense, Deputy Secretary, the Undersecretary for Policy, and other “E Ring” principals. He was DIA’s first Director of AI where he drafted the agency’s AI strategy and oversaw a $20+ million AI investment portfolio.

In 2021, he was named by Federal Computer Week as one of the Federal 100 for his work. As an analyst he led multiple teams countering threats from state and non-state actors across technology, counterintelligence, and counternarcotics topics. He previously was a Manager with Deloitte Consulting and a management consultant with Toffler Associates specializing in strategic planning, business development, collaboration consulting, technology, and innovation for commercial and government clients. He also worked as a military platforms and policy analyst for Systems Planning and Analysis and as a nuclear weapons programs analyst for DynCorp. In his personal time, he serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Defense Intelligence Memorial Foundation; providing scholarships to children of Defense Intelligence Officers who were killed in the line of duty.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Mercer University and a Masters from Georgetown University. 

Last updated on: December 22, 2022