Tara Murphy Dougherty is Vice President of the National Security Practice at Govini, where she leads strategy and growth in the federal government marketplace. She has held leadership positions relating to technology and defense issues across industry, government, and the non-profit sectors. Prior to joining Govini, Tara led government business accounts at Palantir Technologies and served as Chief of Staff for Global Strategic Affairs in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Tara holds a BS from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MA in Security Studies from Georgetown University. She is a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.