About: John Muleta is CEO of ATELUM LLC, a minority owned technology transfer firm specializing in mobile and Internet services, and the Managing Member of SNR Wireless. Muleta holds an undergraduate degree in Systems Engineering and an MBA/JD from the University of Virginia. Muleta has distinguished himself through dedicated service in two federal government positions for the United States. Between 2003 and 2005, Mr. Muleta was chief of the FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau with responsibility for developing and implementing spectrum policy and for managing the FCC’s auction and licensing processes. He was also responsible for developing and implementing regulations for commercial mobile and public safety radio operations. Muleta also worked at the FCC between 1994 and 1998 where he rose to the rank of Deputy Bureau Chief of the FCC’s Common Carrier Bureau responsible for the Bureau’s telephone numbering, enforcement and industry analysis functions.
Muleta was previously partner and co-chair of the Communications Practice at the law firm of Venable LLP. Muleta also has a distinguished private sector record as an entrepreneur and business executive. Muleta has served as a senior officer of two publicly traded companies Navisite, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVI, acquired by Time Warner Cable) and PSINet, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSIX, acquired by Cogent). At Navisite, Muleta was responsible for international expansion and for new business initiatives for the global hosting company. At PSINet, Muleta was responsible for the company’s global fiber footprint (terrestrial and submarine) that enabled the company to become a leading global ISP. He also simultaneously led the company’s operations in India, Middle East and Africa as well as the company’s $100 million corporate venture unit.
Michael S. Rogers
ADMIRAL, USN (RET)
About: Mike focuses his time on supporting companies in the private sector, serving as a member of various Board of Directors or Advisory Boards or acting as a Senior Advisor – predominantly in the areas of cyber security, geopolitics, leadership, crisis response, advanced technologies, and investment. He also speaks globally to various business and academic groups, and is working internationally in the cyber and global security arenas. He also can be seen on major media outlets across the globe, on occasion addressing those same issues. He is a Senior Fellow and Adjunct Professor with Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management’s Public Private Initiative, and works with DoD in the mentoring and professional development of its General and Flag officers.
Admiral Rogers retired from the U.S. Navy in 2018 after nearly 37 years of naval service, rising to the rank of four-star admiral (and becoming the first individual in the history of the U.S. Navy within his career field (Cryptologic Warfare) to rise above the rank of two- star admiral). He culminated his career in uniform with a four plus year tour as the Commander of U.S. Cyber Command (USCC) and Director, National Security Agency (NSA). As Commander, USCC he led the creation of DoD’s then newest combatant command, responsible for the cyber defense of DoD’s networks, platforms and data concentrations; the development and operational application of DoD’s offensive cyber capabilities; and the protection of critical infrastructure in the private sector against significant cyber events. As Director, NSA he led the largest foreign intelligence organization in the free world, responsible for the generation of intelligence on issues and activities around the world of concern to our nation and its friends and allies, as well as providing deep cyber security expertise to partners within the USG, our allies and the private sector. In each of those roles he worked with the leadership of the U.S. government, the DoD and the Intelligence community as well as their international counterparts in the conduct of cyber and intelligence activity across the globe. He also assisted in the development of national and international policy with respect to cyber, intelligence, privacy and technology – including extensive work with foreign governmental leaders, the White House, Congress, and corporate leadership in the finance, IT, telecommunications and technology sectors.
Prior to his final duties at USCC and NSA he served as Commander, U.S TENTH FLEET/Fleet Cyber Command and the Director of Intelligence for the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Indo-Pacific Command.
Admiral Rogers is a graduate of Auburn University and also holds a Master of Science in National Security (specializing in East Asia). He is a distinguished graduate of the National War College and a graduate of highest distinction from the Naval War College. He is also an MIT Seminar XXI Fellow and a Harvard Senior Executive in National Security alum.