Keynote Speakers


Admiral John M. Richardson

Admiral John M. Richardson is the Chief of Naval Operations of the United States Navy. Adm. Richardson previously served as Commander, Naval Submarine Forces, and Director of Naval Reactors; Commodore of Submarine Development Squadron (DEVRON) 12; Commander, Submarine Group 8; Commander, Submarine Allied Naval Forces South; Deputy Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet; Chief of Staff, U.S. Naval Forces Europe and U.S. Naval Forces Africa. In his role as the Director of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, he was responsible for the command and operation of the Navy's nuclear propulsion program and for all deployed U.S. naval reactors for usage and their supporting facilities.

General Stephen W. Wilson

General Stephen W. Wilson is the Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force. Gen. Wilson is former Commander, Eighth Air Force (Air Forces Strategic) and Joint Functional Component Commander for Global Strike, U.S. Strategic Command. He has had multiple flying tours, and led operations including bomber; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; mobility; aeromedical evacuation; and airborne command and control supporting Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa. Prior to his current assignment, the general was Deputy Commander, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt AFB, Nebraska.

Additional Speakers

Lieutenant General Anthony R. Ierardi, USA
Director, Force Structure, Resources and Assessment, Joint Staff
Vice Admiral Andrew L. Lewis, USN
Deputy Chief of Naval Operations Information, Plans and Strategy, US Navy
Lieutenant General Michael K. Nagata, USA
Director of Strategic Operational Planning, National Counterterrorism Center
Lieutenant General Mark C. Nowland, USAF
Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, Plans and Requirements, U.S. Air Force
Lieutenant General Anthony J. Rock, USAF
Inspector General of the U.S. Air Force
Lieutenant General Jack Weinstein
Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force
Dr. Greg L. Zacharias
Chief Scientist of the U.S. Air Force
Major General John G. Ferrari, USA
Director, Program Analysis and Evaluation Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
Major General Steven R. Grove, USA
Vice Director, Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization
Major General James R. Marrs, USAF
Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance, U.S. Air Force
Rear Admiral Paul B. Becker, USN (Ret)
Senior Fellow, Center for Naval Analysis, University of Virginia's Batten School for Leadership and Public Policy
Brigadier General Joseph P. McGee, USA
Deputy Commander for Operations, U.S. Army Cyber Command
Jody R. Westby, Esq.
CEO, Global Cyber Risk LLC