DOD Research Agency Chief Leaves For Google

Law360, New York (March 14, 2012, 6:07 PM EDT) -- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency head Regina Dugan, whose ties to military contractor RedXDefense LLC sparked an internal U.S. Department of Defense investigation into conflicts of interest at the agency, plans to leave the Pentagon to take a job at Google, a DARPA spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday.

Dugan, the first female director of the Pentagon's advanced research arm, is expected to leave within weeks and turn over leadership to Deputy Director Kaigham J. Gabriel, according to Lt. Col. Melinda F. Morgan. Morgan said that the decision was...
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