Michael O’Hara is a permanent military professor and career naval officer with operational and leadership experience in naval aviation and naval intelligence. His work focuses on strategy and emerging technologies. He teaches courses on strategy and war, game theory and decision making, and artificial intelligence for strategic leaders. He served as the associate dean for research integration supporting the naval analytic enterprise. His service at sea includes deployments aboard three aircraft carriers flying the S-3B Viking and leading air wing intelligence operations in support of combat in Afghanistan and maritime security operations in the Indian Ocean and Mediterranean regions.