Ted Bujewski

Special Assistant to the Director, Office of Small Business Programs

OSBP, DOD

Mr. Bujewski recently joined the OSBP on a detail assignment as a Special Assistant to the Director of OSBP. His initial focus is on the development of metrics to measure the effectiveness of the SBIR/STTR Programs. Prior to coming to OSBP Mr. Bujewski was senior staff in the ODASD (Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy) where he had a wide portfolio of responsibilities focused on ensuring the security of supply of industrial resources. His primary role was the DoD Program Manager for the Defense Production Act (DPA) Title I. In this capacity he was responsible for ensuring DoD priority access to domestic industrial resources as well as negotiating and maintaining reciprocal security of supply arrangements with other nations to provide priority access to foreign industrial resources. He also coordinated with other government agencies to ensure a unified government response to national security and emergency threats. In addition to his DPA duties, Mr. Bujewski was the MIBP lead/SME for cybersecurity, counterfeit parts, trusted suppliers, critical infrastructure, Diminishing Manufacturing Services Material Shortages (DMSMS), computer hardware and software, telecommunications, and information technology. Before coming to MIBP, Mr. Bujewski was Chief, Industrial Base and Supply Chain Management (IB/SCM), for the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate (HEOMD) at NASA. There he provided IB/SCM leadership, policy direction, and coordination to all NASA human space flight programs and was the HEOMD IB/SCM point of contact for industry, other government agencies, and international partners. While at NASA Mr. Bujewski also was the International Partnership Lead where he coordinated all human space flight partnerships with space agencies around the world. Before NASA, Mr. Bujewski worked at The Aerospace Corporation where he was a senior industrial policy advisor on staff to the DoD Executive Agent for Space and Under Secretary of the Air Force. In this capacity, he led several studies and task forces that ultimately led to the landmark 2013 reform of export controls. He also co-founded and facilitated the Space Suppliers Council an industry forum that provides input on supply chain issues to senior government leaders. Mr. Bujewski holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, an MS in Computer Science from UCLA, and an MS in Operations Research and BS in Applied Mathematics from Case Western Reserve University.