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September 15, 2015 Luncheon
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LtGen Robert M. (Bob) Shea, USMC (Ret.)
President and Chief Executive Officer
AFCEA International

Lieutenant General (Ret.) Robert M. (Bob) Shea most recently served as the Executive Vice President, Strategic Solutions, for Smartronix, Inc. Hollywood, MD.


Prior to leaving active duty, Shea served as the Director, Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems (C4 Systems), The Joint Staff. He was the principal advisor to the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff on all C4 systems matters within the DoD.


His command positions included Deputy Commander, U.S. Forces Japan; Commander of the Marine Component, Joint Task Force Computer Network Defense; Director of the Marine Corps Command and Control Systems School; and Commanding Officer, 9th Communications Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force during Desert Shield and Desert Storm. He also served as the Commanding Officer of two communications companies.


Among Lieutenant General Shea's previous staff assignments are Director for C4 for the Marine Corps; the Chief Information Officer of the Marine Corps; Director of Intelligence for the Marine Corps; the Director for Command, Control and Communications (J6) for the United States Pacific Command; and various other staff positions in the Marine Corps and Joint community.

Shea earned a M.A. from Central Michigan University. He also attended The Basic School, Advanced Communications Officers' Course, the Marine Corps Command and Staff College, and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University.


Lieutenant General Shea is a Director on two corporate boards, an executive partner with a private equity corporation, and an advisor/consultant to several telecommunication and defense corporations. He also has served on study panels for the National Academies and the Defense Science Board.


Lieutenant General Shea's awards include: Defense Distinguished Service Medal, DoD Superior Service Medal with gold star in lieu of second award, Legion of Merit with gold star, DoD Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medal, and Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal with two gold stars. He is also a recipient of the North American IT Leadership Award from the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the AFCEA and a Federal 100 Award winner.


Past Speakers
August 11, 2015 Luncheon
Mr. "Skip" Hiser, SES
U.S. Fleet Forces Command, N6
Fleet Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR)
July 14, 2015 Luncheon
Rear Admiral Janice M.
Chancellor, Information Resources Management College
A Senior Leader Approach to Cyber Security
June 9, 2015 Luncheon
Captain Kevin C. Hill
Commander, Afloat Training Group Atlantic
Afloat Training Group Atlantic
No May 12, 2015 Luncheon - Please attend JWS
No Chapter Luncheon
Please attend the 2015 Joint Warfare Symposium
April 14, 2015 Luncheon
Captain Douglas A. Powers
Commanding Officer, Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command (NCDOC)
Cyber Security or Cyber Warfare
March 10, 2015 Luncheon
Dr. Petros J. Katsioloudis
Associate Professor and Assistant Department Chair, STEM Education and Professional Studies
STEM Education and its implications to the 21st Century Workforce
February 10, 2015 Luncheon
Rear Admiral Eric Coy Young
Commander, Navy Reserve Forces Command
Navy Reserve Vision - Our Course to the Future
January 13, 2015 Luncheon
Mr. Drew Lambley
C4ISR Project Acquisition Manager and Sea Watch Program Manager
Intro to Coast Guard Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Acquisition and Sustainment
December 9, 2014 Luncheon
Captain Kelly A. Aeschbach
Commanding Officer Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Atlantic (NCTAMS LANT)
November 12, 2014 (Wed) Luncheon
Rear Admiral (sel) Kathy Creighton
Chief of Staff for CNO's Task Force Cyber Awakening
Navy's Task Force Cyber Awakening
October 14, 2014 Luncheon
Rear Admiral Peter A. Gumataotao
Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic
September 9, 2014 Luncheon
Mr. Darren Sawyer, SES
Senior Advisor for Navy Intelligence
WED, September 3, 2014 LUNCH-n-LEARN
Dr. Charles Kiriakou and Ms. Katherine Cunningham
Navy Operational Designated Accrediting Authority (ODAA)
DoD Risk Management Framework
August 12, 2014 Luncheon
Ms. Lynn Payne Schug
Director, C4S/CIO, U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command
C8 at Military Sealift Command - C4 plus Cyber, Compliance, Casualties and Culture
July 8, 2014 Luncheon
Dr. Ryan J. Durante
Chief of the Cross Doman Solutions and Innovation Section at the Air Force Research Laboratory
June 10, 2014 Luncheon
Mr. Matthew H. Swartz
Director, Assured Command and Control Division, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance (N2N6)
Assured Command and Control
May 13, 2014 Luncheon
John D’Ambrosia and David Law
Chief Ethernet Evangelist in the CTO Office of Dell and Distinguished Engineer, HP Networking (respectively)
The Ethernet of Everywhere (The Future of Networking)
April 8, 2014 Luncheon
CAPT Eugene D. Costello and CAPT Doug Powers
Commander Naval Network Warfare Command and Commanding Officer Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command (respectively)
Understanding NETWARCOM and NCDOC Missions and Operations at the Global Network Operations Security Center (GNOSC)
March 11, 2014 Luncheon
RDML Diane Webber
Commander, Navy Cyber Forces
February 11, 2014 Luncheon
Vice Admiral Robert C. Parker
Commander, Atlantic Area / Commander, Defense Force East United States Coast Guard
Leveraging Technology in order to Meet Mission in the Face of Tightening Budgets and Increasingly Complex Operating Environments
January 14, 2014 Luncheon
Rear Admiral Scott B. Jerabek
Commander, Navy Warfare Development Command
Bridging the Gap Between Warfighters, Industry and Technologists: NWDC as a Hub For Grassroot Solutions
December 10, 2013 Luncheon
CAPT Mark Guzzo
Commander Carrier Strike Group 8 (CCSG 8) Assistant Chief of Staff for C4I
The Fleet C4I Perspective
November 12, 2013 Luncheon
Ms. Monica Shephard
Senior Executive Service, Deputy Vice Director, J7, Joint Staff
October 8, 2013 Luncheon
Dr. Stephen Gordon
Program Director for the Graduate Certificate in Public Procurement and Contract Management at Old Dominion University
September 10, 2013 Luncheon
Mr. Francis A. “Skip” Hiser, III
Deputy Director, Maritime Operations
"Readiness Kill Chain"
August 13, 2013 Luncheon
Captain John W. Chandler
Commander, Naval Network Warfare Command
Navy's Cyber Organization 2013 Update
July 9, 2013 Luncheon
Rear Admiral Ann Claire Phillips
Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group Two
From Bold Alligator to BALTOPS: Technology in Today's Navy.
June 11, 2013 Luncheon
Ms. Katerina Oskarsson
Economic Development & Governance/Rule of Law Desk Officer at NATO Civil-Military Fusion Centre (CFC)
Prospect for a Crisis in Post-2014 Afghanistan
No May 2013 Luncheon-Please attend JWC
No Chapter Luncheon
Please attend the EAST: Joint Warfighting Conference
April 9, 2013 Luncheon
RADM Terry Kraft
Commander, Navy Warfare Development Command, Norfolk
Rapid Naval Innovation
March 12, 2013 Luncheon
Colonel Michael “Strike” Messer
Senior Joint Fires, Maneuvers, and Cyberspace Analyst
C2 in and of Cyberspace
February 12, 2013 Luncheon
Dr. Thomas P. Russell
Director, Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Basic Research in the USAF
January 8, 2013 Luncheon
James G. Zumwalt
LTC (Retired) USMC
A Veteran's Journey Back to Vietnam Leads to Unexpected Treasure
December 11, 2012 Luncheon
Mrs. Lisette Diehl
Governor’s STEM and Technology Academy Coordinator, Landstown HS
November 13, 2012 Luncheon
Dr Starnes Walker
Chief Technology Officer & Technical Director, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command / U.S. TENTH Fleet
The Rising Tide of Cyber Challenges: S&T/RDT&E Opportunities Ahead
October 9, 2012 Luncheon
RADM Gordon Russell
Reserve Deputy Commander, Navy Cyber Forces, Commander, Information Dominance Corps Reserve Command
Operational Multiplier
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