Doug Berenson is a Managing Director at Avascent working in the firm’s defense systems practice. Doug specializes in analyzing defense and aerospace markets, with particular focus on the macroeconomic, budgetary and programmatic forces shaping global security markets. With particular depth in the military aviation and C4ISR sectors, Doug works with clients worldwide to help them formulate portfolio and growth strategies, pursue new program opportunities, and evaluate potential mergers and acquisitions.
In addition, Doug serves as the leader of Avascent Analytics, a provider of rigorous, structured analyses and data on government sectors. In particular, Doug leads the development and deployment of the 050.com, a web-accessible information resource on global defense markets, spanning platforms, sensors, C4I equipment, weapons, and support services. Building on Avascent’s extensive experience analyzing global security markets and used by leading defense suppliers, this subscription-based service provides clients with detailed analysis of market size and growth, opportunity space, competitor market share, and other areas.
Doug has published articles on defense markets and resources in Defense News and Armed Forces Journal and is a regular speaker on defense and national security issues. He is a former defense reporter for Inside the Pentagon, where he covered the defense budget and acquisition processes. He holds a B.A. in government from Connecticut College, and an M.A. in United States history from Georgetown University.