Spectral Labs Incorporated is pleased to announce that Dr. Bill Hagan has joined our Board of Directors.
Dr. William K Hagan’s in depth executive experience with complex technology development endeavors will provide Spectral Labs management with independent guidance to pursue practical solutions to National Security issues.
Now providing technical and management guidance to a number of companies engaged in supporting National Security missions, Dr. Hagan was formerly the Acting Director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) reporting directly to the Secretary of Homeland Security. DNDO’s mission is to reduce the risk of domestic nuclear terrorism through research and development, testing, operations support, pilot programs, nuclear forensics, and coordination of government assets and operations. Prior to serving as Acting Director, Dr. Hagan was the Acting Deputy Director, Assistant Director for the Transformational Research and Development (R&D) Directorate, and Chief Science Officer of DNDO.
In the latter role he was responsible for long-term R&D seeking technologies that can make a significant or dramatic positive impact on the overall mission to prevent nuclear terrorism.
Prior to DNDO, Dr. Hagan was a Senior Vice President at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), where he worked for 30 years. Focus areas included nuclear technology, telecommunications, optics, transportation, system integration, and technology assessments. Business roles included group leadership, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investment, and business development.
Dr. Hagan earned a BS in Engineering Physics, MS in Physics, and MS in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana. He received his PhD in Physics from the University of California at San Diego in 1986.