Dr. Stanley Byron Weeks
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
United States of America (USA)
Dr. Stan B. Weeks has extensive strategic and operational planning experience in business, defence, foreign policy, and international and regional security contexts. He served US Navy for 24 years including command of a destroyer as the flagship Captain, OPNAV staff as the first action officer and drafter of the Maritime Strategy in 1982-1983.He joined Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) in 1990.He has assumed the status of a consulting employee at SAIC, training Navy staff on PPBE defence budget processes. Since 1994 he has also been an Adjunct Professor of the Naval War College, teaching the National Security Decision Making (NSDM) graduate course to Washington area students from the military, Government Agencies, and Congressional staffs.He was a member of The Spectrum Group of Consultants for International and Commercial business. From 2007-2012,Dr. Weeks was an Adjunct Professional Staff Member at the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA), supporting the Secretary of Defence and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.He was a Research Analyst at the Centre for Naval Analyses (CNA)’s Centre for Strategic Studies.He also worked on projects for the Center for a New American Security, developed and led programs to support strategic planning for regional security for the Navy, OSD, JCS, NATO, and the State Department, as well as regional Combatant Commanders and Navy Components in the Pacific, European, and Central Command regions. He assisted the Pacific Commander in the establishment and initial ministerial-level conferences of the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. He assisted the corporate officer responsible for business strategic planning in Latin America, including a $350 million joint venture in the region. He was the Naval Advisor in Tirana, Albania, developing and helping implement a comprehensive transformation plan for that country’s Navy/Coast Guard. He holds Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in International Studies.He is also the author of the book “The Armed Forces of the USA in the Asia-Pacific Region” as well as over two dozen chapters and articles in books and journals. He has spoken to over sixty international war colleges, universities, and conferences.