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SIM Fall Gala 2018

  • Union League Club of Chicago 65 West Jackson Boulevard Chicago, IL, 60604 United States (map)
Keynote Speaker:  Michael S Rogers, Admiral US Navy (retired),  former Commander US Cyber Command and Director of the National Security Agency

Keynote Speaker: Michael S Rogers, Admiral US Navy (retired), former Commander US Cyber Command and Director of the National Security Agency

An Evening with Mike Rogers, retired Admiral, US Navy - a renowned Technology Leader & Innovator

CIOs and Senior Technology Leaders have an ever-challenging job balancing leadership issues, team building efforts, talent retention, Board interaction, data and infrastructure security, and many other demands while promoting innovation and transformation. Truly a daunting job!

SIM-Chicago offers an evening discussion with an individual who can give us insights into addressing some of these difficult challenges and opportunities.

Mike will share lessons learned from his 37 years of technical leadership roles including, most recently, as head of the National Security Agency - a global intelligence and IT organization employing several tens of thousands of military and civilian personnel, leveraging a large number of associated contractors, and operating under a multi-billion dollar budget.

Mike Rogers retired from the U.S. Navy in June 2018 after 37 years of naval service rising to the rank of four-star admiral. He culminated his career with a four-year tour as Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency. Admiral Rogers is a graduate of Auburn University and also holds a Master’s of Science in National Security. He is a distinguished graduate of the National War College and a graduate of highest distinction from the Naval War College. He is an MIT Seminar XXI fellow and a Harvard Senior Executive and National Security alum.

During his service in uniform, ADM Rogers held positions afloat and ashore around the globe focusing on cyber, intelligence, maritime operations and national security. His joint service was extensive including duty with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Joint Chiefs of Staff and U.S. Indo Pacific Command. Admiral Rogers commanded at the unit, Fleet and service component levels in the Navy.

Mike is currently supporting various companies in the private sector, speaking to business groups and working internationally in the cyber and national security arenas.

You don’t want to miss this fantastic speaker. Mark your calendars and register today!

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Earlier Event: September 28
CIO Roundtable