Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Thomas P. Bostick served as the 53rd Chief of Engineers and the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers before retiring after 38 years of service. He then served as Chief Operating Officer of Intrexon, a public biotech company. He currently serves on the public boards of CSX and Perma-Fix. He serves on the HireVue Board and on the Fidelity Investments’ Equity and High Income Board of Trustees. He is a Strategic Advisor for Ginkgo Bioworks. He serves as a consultant in Biotech, Engineering, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), as well as on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) matters. Bostick is a licensed professional engineer, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, on the Board of Resilient Cities Catalyst, and is an affiliated scholar at Stanford University. As a White House Fellow, he served as a Special Assistant to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Bostick led the Hurricane Sandy response and recovery efforts, as well as the completion of the North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study: Resilient Adaptation to Increasing Risk report to Congress. He served as an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Unites States Military Academy at West Point and is a West Point graduate. He holds Master of Science Degrees in Civil and Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, and a PhD in Systems Engineering from George Washington University.