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Profile: Richard Ledgett, Retired Deputy Director of NSA

Richard Ledgett has served with the National Security Agency for approximately 29 years and contributed his expertise in intelligence and cybersecurity to support the agency’s nearly 200 global operating locations until his retirement in April. He most recently worked at NSA as deputy director and acting chief operating officer from …

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Profile: Kevin Meiners, Ass’t National Intelligence Director for Acquisition, Technology, Facilities

Kevin Meiners serves as assistant national intelligence director for acquisition, technology and facilities at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. In this role, he is responsible to the DNI for all matters related to acquisition, research & technology and facilities for the national intelligence program. Meiners started his career with the …

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Profile: Rafael Borras, DHS Under Secretary for Management

Rafael Borras serves as under secretary for management at the Department of Homeland Security, where he acts as the designated chief management officer and chief management officer. As CMO, he oversees DHS’ $60 billion budget including appropriations, expenditures, accounting and finance. In his acquisition role, he controls the department’s $19 …

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Profile: Frank Kendall, Defense Under Secretary for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics

Frank Kendall serves as defense under secretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, having been confirmed for this post in May 2012. He reports to the defense secretary on matters regarding acquisition, research, engineering, developmental testing, contract administration, logistics, materiel readiness, installations, environment, operational energy, weapons of mass destruction, the acquisition …

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Profile: Michael Krieger, Army Deputy CIO

Michael Krieger serves as deputy chief information officer/G6 for the U.S. Army, where he leads implementation of the Army’s strategic direction for the network and enterprise network infrastructure. The Army CIO/G-6 oversees the branch’s $10 billion information technology investment portfolio, manages the enterprise IT architecture, establishes and enforces IT policies …

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Profile: Lt. Gen. John Davis, Cybercom Deputy Commander

Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Jon Davis serves as deputy commander of Fort Meade, Md.-based U.S. Cyber Command, having been appointed to this position as of June 2012. Davis previously served at Fort Meade from 2006 to 2008 as deputy commander of the joint functional component command for network warfare. Prior …

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Profile: David Ahern, Defense Deputy Asst Secretary for Strategic and Tactical Systems

David Ahern serves as deputy assistant secretary of defense for strategic and tactical systems, working under the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition. Ahern’s office is responsible for portfolio management, technical and programmatic evaluation and functional oversight of the Defense Department‘s strategic and tactical programs. Before joining …

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Profile: Steven Chabinsky, CrowdStrike Chief Risk Officer

Steven Chabinsky serves as senior vice president of legal affairs and chief risk officer for CrowdStrike, where he advises the company on cyber, legal, privacy and reputation-related issues involving product development and execution. Before joining the company, he served as deputy assistant director in the FBI‘s cyber division and led …

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Profile: Rick Holgate, ATF CIO

Rick Holgate serves as assistant director for science and technology and chief information officer at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. He is responsible for strategy, planning, managing and delivering information technology and information services, financial investigative services and laboratory services throughout the ATF. Holgate, a public and …

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Profile: Al Tarasiuk, ODNI CIO

Al Tarasiuk serves as chief information officer at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, where he leads technology and policy strategy and executes information technology programs. President Barack Obama appointed Tarasiuk to this position Feb. 17, 2011. From 2005 to 2010, Tarasiuk served as CIO at the CIA, …

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