Major General (R) William Hix

Managing Partner, Next Horizon Partners, LLC Former Director of Strategy, Plans & Policy, Deputy Chief of Staff G-3/5/7 Headquarters US Army

Billl Hix is founder and managing partner of Next Horizon Partners, an innovation and strategy accelerator focused on helping defense, security, and technology customers develop innovative strategies and creative solutions. 

Formerly the Army’s Chief Strategy Officer and a retired Major General, Bill’s 37-year military career spanned airborne infantry, special forces, strategy, and innovation assignments in war and peace.  His latter 20 years focused on leadership of strategy, change management, and innovation initiatives across a wide variety of complex undertakings involving US government agencies, business, international partners, and academia.  A graduate of West Point, Bill holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Military Art and Science, was a Hoover Institution National Security Affairs Fellow, is a published author and public speaker, and is affiliated with the National Academy of Sciences’ Board on Army Research and Development, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and the Army Strategist Association.


Focus Day

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Main Conference Day 1

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Main Conference Day 2

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining William.

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