Mr. Daverse brings over 25 years of experience in the semiconductor and defense industries to SMI. Leveraging his expertise in defense technology, budget, and policy matters, Mr. Daverse has assisted clients in winning major U.S. Government awards and in negotiating complex, multi-party agreements. Through his association with Defined Business Solutions, he advises the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Defense Microelectronics Activity, and other government agencies on the development and implementation of programs, strategies, and policies for assuring U.S. Government access to Trusted, high-performance integrated circuit devices. Previously, Mr. Daverse was a senior consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton where his responsibilities included conducting analyses of the global semiconductor industry, advising the MTO director on collaborative partnerships with industry, recruitment of Program Managers, and the formation of programs to address the challenges of low-volume, leading-edge manufacturing. Early in his career, Daverse was a process development engineer, responsible for developing advanced dielectric films used in the fabrication of leading-edge semiconductor devices. Mr. Daverse holds a B.Sc. in Physics from Allegheny College in Meadville, PA.