Oliver Fritz, Adjunct Faculty

Oliver Fritz is the Principal Deputy in the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy. In this capacity, he assists with overseeing nearly $2B in behavioral, technological, and analytical adaptations in the Department’s use of energy in warfighting, and was the staff lead for developing and implementing the Department’s Operational Energy Strategy. Prior to joining the Office of the Secretary of Defense, he was Assistant Director of Strategic Planning at HQ U.S. Air Force, and directed analyses that shaped decisions and investments related to capabilities, technology, and force posture. Previously, Mr. Fritz was a Principal at DFI Government Services, where he led teams in support of strategy development and execution, operational analyses, and organizational change across the Department of Defense, including multiple Quadrennial Defense Reviews.

Mr. Fritz received his Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Master of Science in Political Science from the Security Studies Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.