About Decisive Point

Innovation Warfare

While the United States has been engaged in multiple low-intensity conflicts since 9/11, America’s once “near peer” adversaries have invested heavily in strategic capabilities with focus on eroding US military technological advantages. Decisive Point identifies commercial solutions to meet government challenges, leveraging the best in private sector innovation to solve America’s most critical problems.

Decisive Point partners with early-stage startups and helps them leverage the scale of the US Government to grow. With domain expertise in federal acquisitions and national security, Decisive Point is driven to get the best technology to the warfighter, faster.

Team

Government expertise + practical experience. Decisive Point takes an unconventional approach to accelerating technology for defense and national security, building a path forward for non-traditional defense companies.

Tommy Hendrix

New York, USA

Thomas served in the U.S. Army for nearly 10-years as an Infantry and Special Forces Officer. Previously, Thomas was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Zx Ventures and has served as an advisor to multiple early stage ventures, created start-up operations and financial strategy, built engineering teams, and facilitated technology transfers with the US Government and top research laboratories. He began his career in the private sector as an Analyst at Blackstone, the world’s largest alternative asset manager

Thomas earned an MBA from Columbia Business School and holds a BS in American Legal Systems from the United States Military at West Point. He has an academic affiliation with NYU’s Courant Institute for Mathematical Studies through the RiskEcon Lab for Decision Metrics where contributes as an Industry Research Associate.

Eric Horan

Washington D.C., USA

Eric worked for 10-years as a Contracting Officer (KO) for the Navy’s Major Weapon Systems, completing tours in Programs Executive Offices Shipbuilding, Submarines, Aircraft Carriers and Integrated Missile Defense Systems. Eric was assigned to the Pentagon for a special project assisting the Office of the Secretary of Defense in establishing streamlined acquisition authorities. His work was influential in shaping the legislation passed in the FY16 NDAA that authorized new avenues to accelerate the speed at which the DoD adopts critical new technologies.

Eric received his BBA from Emory University and his MBA from the University of Maryland. He is a member of the leadership council of the National Small Business Association, a non-partisan small-business advocacy organization which represent the interests of small businesses to Congress.