Web Bridges is the Head of Research and Analysis with the Defense Business Board.
Web retired from the Marine Corps, having served 20 years working in several occupational specialties, predominantly in the field of meteorology. He next worked for Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) on a variety of surveillance, reconnaissance, and intelligence related areas to include design, delivery, and deployment of vehicle-mounted mobile surveillance systems for both the Israeli and Jordanian security forces; provided direct meteorological support to combat operations during OEF and OIF; and provided support to Headquarters, U.S. Air Force in the programming of major combat systems across the FYDP.
His work with OSD DCMO analysis teams directly advised and assisted senior DoD officials on organizational constructs and management issues; the implementation of organizational modifications; and proposed structural realignments and management reforms in order to achieve increased effectiveness, efficiency, and economy of business operations. One key project he worked on was the 2008 Quadrennial Roles and Missions (QRM) effort, where he conducted analyses and studies of DoD organizations, missions, and functions; including change recommendations for improved organizational, structural, functional, and managerial arrangements for the governance and administration within the Department. In that role he supported the execution of several Departmental management programs, particularly the organizational realignments of both the DCMO and JIEDDO.
Web played a vital role in supporting the Reports, Studies, Boards and Commissions Working Group by identifying over 1,000 internal reports of which nearly 650 were identified for elimination, saving the Department an estimated $1M.
He has extensive experience is supporting various boards and commissions; delivering operational support to the congressional National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force; supporting the initial efforts of the Defense Innovation Board and the congressional Cyberspace Solarium Commission; and as DoD's Liaison to the congressional Commission on the National Defense Strategy for the United States. In that role Web ensured the Commission successfully executed its assignment to review the national defense strategy of the United States, including the assumptions, missions, force posture and structure, and strategic and military risks associated with the strategy. The report was submitted to the President, the Secretary of Defense, and well received by the congressional Armed Services committees.