Welcome Admiral Michael S. Rogers
ADM MICHAEL S. ROGERS, USN (RET)
Welcome New Widelity Advisory Board MemberWidelity is pleased to announce the addition of a new Advisory Board member, Admiral Michael S. Rogers, USN (Ret). He brings unique military and government experience to Widelity, and will assist in defining Widelity’s mission in the areas of national security, cybersecurity, and federal agency contracting and program administration.
“Widelity is delighted that Admiral Rogers has agreed to join our Advisory Board”, said David Wiley, Chairman. “Admiral Rogers’ unparalleled experience and guidance will be of tremendous value to Widelity as we pursue our goal of helping secure our nations’ critical communications infrastructure”.
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 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. 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.
Mike now 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. 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 Senor Executive in National Security alum.
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