Dr. Michael Robinson

MIBE Executive Director

Mike serves as the MIBE Executive Director and Chief Operations Officer at Old Dominion University's Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC) and works on evacuation models for emergencies that force community evacuations, including natural disasters and man-made events such as terrorist attacks. Mike is a retired Naval Officer who served onboard nuclear submarines.

He holds a Ph.D. in Modeling and Simulation from Old Dominion University, and M.S. in Physics from the Naval Postgraduate School, and a B.S. in Political Science from the U.S. Naval Academy.

Mark Whitney

Deputy Director

Mark brings his extensive industrial base and sustainment experience in shipbuilding, modernization, and repair, including tours as the 47th Commander of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility; Deputy Commander, Logistics, Maintenance and Industrial Operations (SEA04), Naval Sea Systems Command; Director, Fleet Maintenance, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Vice President, Deputy General Manager, BAE Systems, Inc, Ship Repair, Vice President, General Manager BAE Systems Inc., Norfolk Ship Repair, and Vice President of Industrial Operations, R&P Technologies.

Robert Allen Baker

Strategic Planning Lead

Allen has more than 30 years’ experience in delivering innovative technologies, with emphasis on mission-based approaches to technology integration program planning and management and related policy formation, program health, and process improvements.

Allen has degrees from Washington U. – St. Louis, UCLA and Harvard

Jason Dudley

MIBE Talent Pipeline Training Coordinator

Jason is an enthusiastic educator that has successfully developed and delivered honors level math courses at the middle school level, taught Hampton’s S.T.R.E.A.M. Summer Program for three years, and has mentored several new teachers.

Jason holds a Collegiate Professional License with 6-8 Mathematics, Algebra 1, and Visual Arts (PreK-12) endorsements. He also possesses a Master’s in Education with Mathematics Specialist Endorsement from Old Dominion University, and a B.S. in Christian Ministry from Lee University.