Dr. Jason Roos, JPEO-CBRND

Joint Program Executive Officer, JPEO-CBRND, USA

Dr. Roos serves as Joint Program Executive Officer for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense. He provides management and technical direction to the entire portfolio and leads civilian and military multi-disciplinary teams whose mission is to protect the U.S. Joint Forces and nation from CBRN threats. As a career Army acquisition professional and Ph.D. scientist, he brings a unique blend of acquisition, technical and business expertise to JPEO-CBRND.
Dr. Roos engages with Congress, the US Army and other Department of Defense organizations on CBRN defense program management and execution. He interfaces with the science and technology (S&T) community, and coordinates CBRN defense technology needs with DoD S&T agencies, interagency elements, international partners and industry. Dr. Roos previously held numerous management positions within JPEO-CBRND, leading innovation and reform in CBRN defense acquisition. He was Director of the Biosurveillance Management Office (BMO), managing a portfolio of programs to field capabilities to enable early detection and warning of global health threats. He led the Joint Product Management Office for Biosurveillance– Provisional where he conducted total life cycle management of the Joint Biological Agent Identification and Diagnostic System, the Next Generation Diagnostic System and the Critical Reagents Program.
Dr. Roos holds a Bachelor’s in chemistry from College of the Holy Cross; a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; and a Master’s in National Resource Strategy from National Defense University. He is a Certified Acquisition Professional