Dr. John Wade serves as Battelle’s vice president and manager of the joint and interagency market group in the national security division.
In this position he is responsible for Battelle’s business development activities for all Defense Department-level agencies, DHS, NASA and a number of other agencies.
His prior roles include VP and manager of CBRN programs, VP and manager of the biodefense medical systems product line, VP and program developer for Battelle’s vaccine business area and relationship manager to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, coordinating Battelle’s support of military medical programs.
Wade spent 22 years active duty in the US Army Veterinary Corps, sixteen of which saw him engaged in chemical or biological defense research, management, oversight or policy.
Wade has been a Member-at-Large to the NATO human factors and medicine panel as the U.S. Delegation’s CB defense expert since 2000.
He also serves as The National Defense Industrial Association’s chairman of the chemical and biological defense division.