The Advisory Board is composed of academic, government, and industrial leaders who assist Lincoln Laboratory and MIT leadership in evaluating and guiding the operation of the Laboratory. This committee meets annually with Laboratory directors and MIT's Provost and Vice President of Research to review and discuss the strategic direction of the Laboratory.

Mr. Kent Kresa – Chairman
Former Chairman and CEO, Northrop Grumman

Mr. Denis A. Bovin
Senior Advisor, Evercore Partners;
Life member, MIT Corporation;
Former member, President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board

Dr. Mark Epstein
Senior Vice President for Development, Qualcomm Inc.;
Life member, MIT Corporation

VADM David E. Frost, USN (Ret)
President, Frost & Associates, Inc.;
Former Deputy Commander, U.S. Space Command

Dr. Arthur Gelb
President, Four Sigma Corporation;
Former Chairman and CEO, The Analytic Sciences Corporation

ADM Edmund P. Giambastiani Jr., USN (Ret)
Former Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff

Prof. Daniel E. Hastings
Cecil and Ida Green Education Professor of Aeronautics and
Astronautics and Engineering Systems, MIT;
Former Chief Scientist, Air Force

Deborah Lee James
Board of Directors, Textron;
Board of Directors, MKA Cyber;
Former Secretary of the Air Force

Dr. Miriam E. John
Vice President Emeritus, Sandia National Laboratories

Prof. Anita K. Jones
Professor Emerita, University of Virginia;
Former Director, Defense Research and Engineering

Dr. Paul G. Kaminski
Chairman and CEO, Technovation, Inc.;
Former Under Secretary of Defense, Acquisition and Technology

Dr. Donald M. Kerr
Board of Trustees, MITRE Corporation;
Former Principal Deputy Director, National Intelligence;
Former Director, National Reconnaissance Office

General Lester L. Lyles, USAF (Ret)
Board of Directors, General Dynamics Corporation;
Former Vice Chief of Staff, Air Force;
Former Commander, Air Force Materiel Command

Prof. Hans Mark
The University of Texas at Austin;
Former Secretary of the Air Force;
Former Deputy Administrator, NASA

Prof. Jeffrey Shapiro
Julius A. Stratton Professor of Electrical Engineering, MIT

Mr. John P. Stenbit
Former Assistant Secretary of Defense (C3I);
Former Executive Vice President, TRW

General Gordon R. Sullivan, USA (Ret)
President of the Association, U.S. Army;
Former Chief of Staff, U.S. Army

Prof. Ian A. Waitz
Vice Chancellor, MIT;
Jerome C. Hunsaker Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT