Admiral (ret.) Michael Rogers

Senior Advisor (Consultant)

Admiral (ret.) Michael Rogers provides consulting services to the firm’s Strategic Advisory Group at the senior advisor level*, assisting clients in navigating serious national security and cybersecurity risks and challenges.   

Mike retired from the U.S. Navy in 2018 after nearly 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.  In those roles he worked with the leadership of the U.S. government, the DoD and the U.S. Intelligence community as well as their international counterparts in the conduct of cyber and intelligence activity across the globe.  He also assisted in the development of national and international policy with respect to cyber, intelligence and technology – including extensive work with corporate leadership in the Finance, IT, Telecommunications and Technology sectors. 

During his broader service in uniform, Mike 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, U.S. Indo Pacific Command and U.S. Atlantic Command.   In addition, Mike commanded at the unit, Numbered Fleet and service component levels in the Navy.

Mike 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 also an MIT Seminar XXI fellow and a Harvard Senior Executive in National Security alum. 

Mike is a frequent speaker to business and academic groups and advises internationally in the cyber and national security arenas.   He is a Senior Fellow and Adjunct Professor with Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management’s Public Private Initiative and a member of the advisory board of Auburn University’s McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure.

Mike previously served as chairman of the board of advisors for a cybersecurity firm and as a senior advisor at Dentons.

*Admiral (ret.) Michael Rogers is not an attorney.