Lt. Gen. L. Neil Thurgood, USA (Ret.) Senior Vice President Anduril Industries


Dr. Neil Thurgood is a Senior Vice President at Anduril, where he oversees the Air and Ground Deterrence Division that includes Air Defense, Counter-Intrusion and Rocket Motor Systems. A member of the executive team, Neil is recognized as a global leader for leadership development, developing business strategies and strategy execution to achieve performance objectives.

Prior to Anduril, Neil served over 37 years in the Army, retiring at the rank of Lieutenant General (LTG) as a successful senior leader in solving critical problems in the defense and acquisition segments, including the integration of related activities and programs across the United States and international business segments to achieve desired outcome, culminating as the Director to Army Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technology Office (RCCTO).

Neil holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Utah, a Master of Science in Strategic Studies from the Air War College, a Master of Systems Management from the Naval Postgraduate School and a Doctorate of Business from University of Sarasota.