AFCEA Leadership Forum
September 14, 2015 through February 8, 2016
(One Session Per Month)
Space in the Leadership Forum is limited. To nominate someone, go to:
AFCEA Leadership Forum Fall 2015
With a focus on practical application of the topic of leadership, the AFCEA Leadership Forum is a professional development program for individuals in mid-level management positions from the defense, intelligence and homeland security communities. Attendees actively participate in a program (12 instructional hours) that combine lecture and classroom instruction with key leader presentations. These key leaders come from senior positions in the military, government, industry, and academia. The course is complemented throughout by rich participative interaction and both formal and informal networking opportunities.
- Building on student experiences, develop a comprehensive understanding of leadership fundamentals through instruction, group interaction and practical exercises.
- Develop an understanding of why core values are important and how it ties in with leadership principles.
- Develop an understanding of the role of the leader in establishing the “vision” for the organization and how to develop a sense of mission and commitment to the leader’s strategy for the organization.
- Develop an understanding of the necessity of “trust” and “accountability” and techniques for establishing both across the workplace.
- Develop an understanding of the importance of “teamwork” and how to promote teamwork and unity of effort.
Click here to view video discussions with
AFCEA Leadership Forum speakers at SIGNAL's
Leadership Series - Five Questions
The following leaders have participated (or are scheduled to participate)
Deborah H. Alderson, Executive Vice President, Strategic Development, SRA International
Anne Altman, General Manager, Mainframe Platform, IBM Systems and Technology Group
Duane Andrews, CEO, QinetiQ, North America
Eric Bassel, Director, SANS Institute, Member of AFCEA Cyber Committee
MG Mark Bowman, USA, Director, Command, Control Communications and Computers, Joint Staff, J6
VADM Herb Browne, USN (Ret.), former President and CEO, AFCEA International; former Deputy Commander, Space Command
Robert Carey, CIO, Department of the Navy
Dr. Robert D. Childs, Chancellor, National Defense University iCollege
Paul Cofoni, Chief Executive Officer, President, CACI International
Lt Gen Charles E. "Charlie" Croom, Jr., USAF (Ret.), former Director, Defense Information Systems Agency, and Commander, Joint Task Force - Global Network Operations
LTG Pete Cuviello, USA (Ret.), Director I Network Enabled, Operational Support, Deloitte Consulting LLP; former CIO and G6 of the U.S. Army
Lt Gen Albert J. Edmonds, USAF (Ret.), former Commander, Defense Information Systems Agency; Edmonds Enterprise Services
Marlin Forbes, Regional Vice President, Defense and Intelligence, Verizon Business
Natalie Givans, Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton
Linda Gooden, Executive Vice President, Lockheed Martin Information Systems and Global Services
Alfred Grasso, President and CEO, The MITRE Corporation
Kevin P. Green, Vice President, Defense and Intelligence, IBM Federal
The Honorable Wallace "Chip" Gregson, Assistant Secretary of Defense, Asia-Pacific
VADM Harry B. Harris, Jr., USN, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Communication Networks (OPNAV N6)
LTGEN Ronnie Hawkins, Jr., USAF, Director, DISA
John C. Inglis, Deputy Director, National Security Agency
RADM Arthur Langston, USN (Ret.), Vice President, Business Operations, Oracle Corporation, former Director of the Navy Staff
Cathy L. Lanier, Chief of Police, Metropolitan Police Department
LTG Susan S. Lawrence, USA, Chief Information Officer/G-6 US Army
Dr. J.P. London, Chairman of the Board, CACI International, Inc.
ADM James Loy, USCG (Ret.), The Cohen Group; former Commandent, U.S. Coast Guard
Alan A. Malinchak, Chief Learning Officer and Vice President, ManTech University, ManTech International
Lt Gen Kenneth A. Minihan, USAF (Ret.) former Director of the National Security Agency and the Defense Intelligence Agency; Managing Director of Paladin Capital Group
L. David Marquet, Author of Turn the Ship Around!
LTG Carroll F. Pollett, USA, Director, DISA
Lt Gen Harry D. Raduege, Jr., USAF (Ret.), former Commander, Defense Information Systems Agency; Deloitte & Touche
Dr. Ralph Shrader, Chairman and CEO, Booz Allen Hamilton
LTG Jeffrey A. Sorenson, USA, Director, CIO/G-6
ADM James G. Stavridis, USN, Commander, United States Southern Command
VADM Jerry O. Tuttle, USN (Ret.), President and CEO, J.O.T. Enterprises, LLC
Dr. Dinesh Verma, Dean, School of Systems and Enterprises, Stevens Institute of Technology
David M.Wennergren, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Information Management and Technology and DoD Deputy CIO
Austin Yerks, President, Defense Division, CSC
Dendy Young, CEO, McLean Capital, LLC
General Anthony G. Zinni, USMC (Ret.), Chairman of the Board of Directors, BAE Systems; former Commander in Chief of U.S. Central Command
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