Speakers Admiral Michael Rogers
Former Director of the National Security Agency (NSA), Former Chief of Central Security Service, and Former Commander of US Cyber Command
Admiral Michael Rogers is the former Director of the National Security Agency (NSA), the former Chief of Central Security Service, and the former Commander of US Cyber Command. One of the most-knowledgeable intelligence professionals and cyber security experts on the lecture circuit, he assumed those posts in April of 2014 and retired in June of 2018, marking 37 years of service.
An MIT technology seminar fellow and former Harvard senior executive in national security, his presentations are packed with insights gleaned from his recent experience at the highest levels of the US government. He served under both Presidents Trump and Obama and oversaw the NSA and Cyber Command responses to both the Snowden leaks and Russian interference in the 2016 US Presidential election. He also put the NSA through its largest reorganization in 20 years and led the creation and operationalization of the nation’s cyber mission force, culminating in the elevation of Cyber Command to the senior-most command level in the DOD. He is exclusively represented by Leading Authorities speakers bureau.
Rogers is a native of Chicago who attended Auburn University, graduating in 1981 and receiving his commission via the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps. He is a distinguished graduate of the National War College and a graduate of highest distinction from the Naval War College. He is a Massachusetts Institute of Technology Seminar XXI fellow; Harvard Senior Executive in National Security alum; and holds a Master of Science in National Security Strategy.