The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.

About Draper


Draper’s primary governing body is our Board of Directors. They are elected by our Members of the Corporation, who serve as the non-profit equivalent of stockholders, providing continuity and insight to our Directors. Draper senior management serve as Officers of the Corporation and oversee the Lab’s day-to-day operations.

Officers of The Corporation
Franklin C. Miller   Franklin C. Miller
Chairman of the Board
Kaigham (Ken) J. Gabriel   Kaigham (Ken) J. Gabriel
President and Chief Executive Officer
John R. Dowdle   John R. Dowdle
Vice President for Engineering
Elizabeth Mora   Elizabeth Mora
Chief Financial Officer
Steven J. DiTullio   Steven J. DiTullio
Vice President for Strategic Systems
Darryl G. Sargent   Darryl G. Sargent
Vice President for National Security & Space Systems
Melinda J. Brown   Melinda J. Brown
Secretary and General Counsel
Helen M. Gillis   Helen M. Gillis
Assistant Secretary



Board of Directors
Frank H. Akers, Jr.   Frank H. Akers, Jr.
Brigadier General, U.S. Army (Retired);
President and CEO of Oak Ridge Strategies Group, Inc., and Former Associate Laboratory Director
for National Security at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
William F. Ballhaus, Jr.   William F. Ballhaus, Jr.
Retired President & CEO
The Aerospace Corporation
Kaigham (Ken) J. Gabriel   Kaigham (Ken) J. Gabriel
President and Chief Executive Officer
Draper Laboratory
Lena G. Goldberg   Lena G. Goldberg
James M. Collins Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School; Retired, Executive Vice President, Strategic Corporate Initiatives, Fidelity Investments
Daniel E. Hastings   Daniel E. Hastings
Chief Executive Officer & Director, Singapore MIT Alliance for Research and Technology; Cecil and Ida Green Education Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Engineering Systems, MIT
 Miriam E. John   Miriam E. John
Vice President Emeritus, California Division, Sandia National Laboratories
Joanne M. Maguire   Joanne M. Maguire
Retired Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
Franklin C. Miller   Franklin C. Miller
Independent Consultant and Principal, The Scowcroft Group; Former Special Assistant to the President
George M. Milne, Jr.   George M. Milne, Jr.
Venture Partner, Radius Ventures, LLC;
Former Executive Vice President of Research and Development, Pfizer Inc.
M. Elisabeth Pate-Cornell   M. Elisabeth Paté-Cornell
Professor, Department of Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University
Richard T. Roca   Richard T. Roca
Director Emeritus, John Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory
Richard D. White   Richard D. White
Managing Director
Private Equity, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.