Army GEN Chiarelli (ret.) takes a board-of-directors position
- By Defense Systems Staff
- Jul 30, 2012
Army GEN Peter Chiarelli (ret.), who retired as vice chief of staff on January 31, has joined the board of directors of Adapx, which offers a software program for data capture and collaboration that turns natural speech, sketch and handwriting into data in Microsoft Office, SharePoint, CRM, ERP, GIS, C2 and C4ISR system, according to the company’s press announcement of the Chiarelli appointment.
As vice chief, Chiarelli was the Army’s chief proponent of network communications, and repeatedly said that the network was the Army’s number-one modernization priority. He is also a strong proponent of providing more effective treatment of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress (PTS). Chiarelli currently serves as the CEO of One Mind for Research, a non-profit division of the International Mental Health Research Organization, which supports research to provide better diagnostics and treatments for TBI and PTS through data sharing and team science.
“Rapid change in technology is creating new opportunities for warfighters and civilian teams to improve how they plan, collaborate and track operations in the field,” said Chiarelli in the press release.
In related company news, Adapx secured $3 million in additional funding to accelerate development of new software solutions and entry into new markets.