Mississippi Governor’s Military Defense Initiative Task Force

Downtown Jackson, MS photo credit legalsportsreports
Downtown Jackson, MS

Kopis Mobile is truly honored to announce that one of our team members, Dr. Henry Jones, has been appointed to the Mississippi Governor’s Military Defense Initiative Task Force effective immediately.

The Task Force has been set up by Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant to provide insights from experts around the State to develop a strategy “to protect, grow and diversify the defense industry in Mississippi.” Retired Colonel Greg Michel, Director of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, will serve as Chairman and Jamie Miller, Deputy Director of the Mississippi Development Authority will be Co-Chairman.

“The citizens of Mississippi have consistently shown their support for our men and women in uniform,” said Dr. Jones. “That has created an excellent environment for businesses to innovate and create new solutions to help our neighbors who serve. I am humbled to be a part of this team of entrepreneurs, officials, and other leaders across the great State of Mississippi.”

Dr. Jones has almost two decades of experience in product commercialization, development of electromechanical systems, and software architecture and design. Prior to the founding of Kopis Mobile, Dr. Jones was the Director of the Center for Battlefield Innovation at Mississippi State University. Dr. Jones has a Ph.D. and M.S. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University. He also has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Mississippi.


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