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Rear Admiral David T. Glenn


Rear Admiral David T. Glenn is the Director, Command, Control, Communication and Computer (C4) Systems and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the US Cyber Command. He delivers C4 systems that drive the effective execution of all cyber missions. As C4 Systems Director, he is responsible for the implementation of C4 and Cyber Policy, Plans, Capital planning, Network & Web Services and C4 requirements. As the CIO, he is responsible for the development and implementation of enterprise strategies to support integrated IT capabilities.

Admiral Glenn previously served in a joint duty assignment as the Director, Joint InterAgency Cyber Task Force (JIACTF) for the Office of Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) monitoring the implementation of the $3B+ Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative (CNCI). He also served as the USCG’s Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology (C4&IT) and the Chief Information Officer (CIO). Admiral Glenn was responsible for the development and delivery of C4IT capabilities that enabled the effective execution of all CG missions.

Admiral Glenn was promoted to Flag rank in 2006. Previously he was assigned as Chief of Staff and Chief of Response, Seventeenth Coast District, Juneau, AK where he provided operational oversight and planning for CG missions throughout Alaska, the Gulf of Alaska, and the Bering Sea.

His 34+ year career has been a combination of operational and C4IT assignments. He has commanded both afloat and major shore commands. As a Cutterman, he patrolled the northern Atlantic and Pacific Oceans including the North, Baltic, and Caribbean Seas. Ashore, he served in a variety of C4IT and telecommunications assignments with experience in high powered HF communications.

Commissioned in 1977, Admiral Glenn has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT. He is a 1987 graduate of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA with a Master of Science Degree in Telecommunication Systems Management.

His personal decorations include the Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal, the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Coast Guard Commendation Medal, Coast Guard Achievement Medal, National Intelligence Reform Medal, and the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, among other service medals and awards.

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