Advisory Board

Carol Haave

Ms. Carol Haave joins the Board of I3 after leaving the Department of Homeland Security as the Assistant Secretary for International Affairs. Preceding that position, she served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Security and Information Operations and later became the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Counterintelligence and Security.

Ms. Haave has many years of experience in security, intelligence, military operations and technology. Formerly the President of Sullivan Haave Associates, Ms. Haave successfully transitioned the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and advanced government technologies into the armed forces during military conflict. She has participated in numerous Defense Science Boards and has aided the National Defense Panel in looking at alternative futures for the Department of Defense.

History of Ideal Innovations

Ideal Innovations, Inc. (I3) is a northern Virginia based consulting firm providing cutting-edge technological, scientific, engineering and security solutions to Government and private industry.  Ideal Innovations has grown from two employees at its founding in 1998 to a current staff of over 300 employees.  I3 headquarters are based in Arlington, Virginia, along with additional personnel working throughout the northern Virginia area, West Virginia, Texas, and overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The company was established in response to the US government’s urgent need for specialized, responsive technology consulting in areas directly affecting the health and safety of deployed forces and US citizens. Today, I3’s highly skilled subject matter experts quickly provide innovative solutions in the areas of biometrics, forensics, improvised explosive device (IED) defeat, advanced armor solutions, database and software engineering and training.

Link to Original Ideal Innovations site announcement:

Carol Haave, formerly self stated founder of Sullivan (and Haave) Associates and frequent Revolving Door par ticipant has made a career out of jumping back and forth from government (often oversight agency) positions to corporate (often defense contractors) positions and back again.  I think she may be a record holder in jumping back and forth this decade.  See her most recent affairs below: 

Carol Haave’s new business association:

Carol Haave’s Employment and Business Ties Information: