Craig Chambers is an instructor in smart government in Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service, where he focuses on technology-driven growth and innovation management. During a thirty-year private sector career, he built and led successful executive and consulting teams serving the electronics, digital services, biomedical and diversified manufacturing sectors. More recently he served as a senior advisor to the US Department of Homeland Security, dealing with commercialization of emerging technologies. Returning to Ohio, he led the state’s Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship before joining the Voinovich Academy.
Mr. Chambers earned a bachelor of science degree in ocean engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy, where he graduated in the top one percent of his class then served in the Navy nuclear submarine force. He also holds a master of science degree in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master in business administration degree from the Harvard Business School.