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Melissa Oh
Managing Director at Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology Directorate (S&T)


Ms. Oh is the Managing Director for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology Directorate (S&T) Silicon Valley operations.  She is responsible for engaging entrepreneurs and innovators to help them better understand DHS’s mission and widen the pipeline of technologies addressing our most difficult homeland security challenges. 

Ms. Oh has been at S&T since September 2004 serving in several positions, including as the S&T Cyber Security Division Business Operations Manager, S&T Borders & Maritime Security Division Business and Finance Manager, Program Manager for several cargo security projects, and Program Support Contractor.  Prior to joining S&T, Ms. Ho served as a project engineer in the Research, Development & Evaluation Branch of the DHS Customs & Border Protection’s Applied Technology Division.  Ms. Ho holds a B.S. in Cognitive Science, specializing in Neuroscience, from the University of California at San Diego and a M.S. in Systems Engineering from George Washington University.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Presentation: Engaging startups to solve homeland security challenges

  • How DHS SVIP is investing in Blockchain and AI