Biden nominates Indian-American security expert Radha Iyengar to top Pentagon position

She previously worked at Facebook as the Global Head of Policy Analysis, focusing on high-risk/high-harm safety and key foreign security problems.

Biden nominates Indian-American security expert Radha Iyengar to top Pentagon position
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Radha Iyengar Plumb, a security expert, has been nominated by US President Joe Biden for the position of Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, making her the latest Indian-American to be named to a significant position.

Plumb, who is now Chief of Staff to the Deputy Secretary of Defense, was nominated for the top Pentagon job on June 15,2022. Plumb was the Director of Research and Insights for Trust and Safety at Google before being named Chief of Staff, where she led cross-functional teams on business analytics, data science, and technological research.