C3 AI has added Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten to its advisory board. Hyten recently retired after serving as the 11th vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 2019 to 2021.
“I am pleased to announce the appointment of General Hyten to the C3 AI advisory board,” said Thomas Siebel, chairman and CEO of C3 AI.
“General Hyten has served in the nation’s most important leadership roles throughout his impressive career, both in the United States Air Force and Department of Defense, and brings invaluable expertise and perspective to all of C3 AI, especially our federal, defense and intelligence customers.”
Hyten spent the majority of his military career in space operations and engineering. He led the U.S. Strategic Command from 2016 to 2019 and the Air Force Space Command from 2014 to 2016.
Throughout his career, Hyten has received awards and recognition including the Defense Distinguished Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, the Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters, and the Commendation Medals from both Air Force and the Army.
“C3 AI is forging the way,” Hyten said. “They continue to lead the adoption and deployment of mission-critical AI across our nation, and in particular in the United States defense and intelligence sectors.”
“I am proud to join the C3 AI team at such a critical time in our nation’s history,” he added. “The incorporation of new and advanced technology is essential for our national and economic security. I look forward to helping all our customers while focusing particularly on assisting our defense industry in leveraging the impressive capabilities of C3 AI’s Enterprise AI.”
Current C3 AI advisory board members include: Lt. Gen. Ed Cardon, former commander of Army Cyber Command; Vice Adm. Dennis V. McGinn, former assistant secretary of the Navy; and Army Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster.