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October 14, 2014 Luncheon
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Rear Admiral Peter A. Gumataotao
Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic

A native of Guam, Rear Adm. Gumataotao joined the Navy in 1976 and attended the Naval Academy Preparatory School in Newport, RI.  He is a 1981 graduate of the United States Naval Academy and earned his Master of Arts in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College in 1994.  He is currently Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic.

A Surface Warfare Officer, Gumataotao has deployed extensively to the Western Pacific, Indian Ocean, and Arabian Gulf.  His sea assignments include: USS Bagley (FF 1069), USS Worden (CG 18), USS Reuben James (FFG 57) and Destroyer Squadron 31 (DESRON 31).  His previous command-at-sea tours include: USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54), USS Decatur (DDG 73), and Commander, DESRON 31.

Ashore, Gumataotao served as Assistant Surface Operations Officer and Surface Systems Analysis Officer for Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet; a fellow for the Chief of Naval Operations Strategic Studies Group at the Center for Naval Analysis in Washington, D.C.; a Congressional Liaison for Surface Programs at the Navy Office of Legislative Affairs; Current Operations Officer for Commander, Pacific Fleet; Chief of Division for Current Operations for the Pacific Command Headquarters; and Chief of Staff for Naval Surface Forces.

His flag assignments were Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea for U.S. Pacific Fleet; U.S. Naval Regional Commander for Naval Installations Command; Commander, Task Force 78 for U.S. 7th Fleet; Naval Component Commander of United Nations Command; Deputy Naval Component Commander for Combined Forces Command, Korea; Commander, Carrier Strike Group 11 (Nimitz Strike Group); and Assistant Deputy Chief of Naval Operation for Operations, Plans and Strategy (N3/N5B).

Gumataotao’s decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, and other personal, unit and campaign awards.  He was also the recipient of the first Admiral Zumwalt Award for visionary leadership in 2001.

Past Speakers
September 9, 2014 Luncheon
Mr. Darren Sawyer, SES
Senior Advisor for Navy Intelligence
TBD
Brief
WED, September 3, 2014 LUNCH-n-LEARN
Dr. Charles Kiriakou and Ms. Katherine Cunningham
Navy Operational Designated Accrediting Authority (ODAA)
DoD Risk Management Framework
Brief
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
Brief
July 8, 2014 Luncheon
Dr. Ryan J. Durante
Chief of the Cross Doman Solutions and Innovation Section at the Air Force Research Laboratory
TBD
Brief
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
Brief
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)
Brief
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)
Brief
March 11, 2014 Luncheon
RDML Diane Webber
Commander, Navy Cyber Forces
TBD
Brief
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
Brief
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
Brief
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
TBD
Brief
October 8, 2013 Luncheon
Dr. Stephen Gordon
Program Director for the Graduate Certificate in Public Procurement and Contract Management at Old Dominion University
TBD
September 10, 2013 Luncheon
Mr. Francis A. “Skip” Hiser, III
Deputy Director, Maritime Operations
"Readiness Kill Chain"
Brief
August 13, 2013 Luncheon
Captain John W. Chandler
Commander, Naval Network Warfare Command
Navy's Cyber Organization 2013 Update
Brief
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
Brief
No May 2013 Luncheon-Please attend JWC
No Chapter Luncheon
Please attend the EAST: Joint Warfighting Conference
http://www.afcea.org/events/jwc/13/intro.asp
April 9, 2013 Luncheon
RADM Terry Kraft
Commander, Navy Warfare Development Command, Norfolk
Rapid Naval Innovation
Brief
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
Brief
October 9, 2012 Luncheon
RADM Gordon Russell
Reserve Deputy Commander, Navy Cyber Forces, Commander, Information Dominance Corps Reserve Command
Operational Multiplier
Brief
September 11, 2012 Luncheon
Captain Danelle Barrett
Commanding Officer, Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Atlantic (NCTAMS LANT)
Road Ahead for Shore Navy Communications
Brief
August 14th, 2012 Luncheon
Col Kenyon Gill
Marine Forces Command, G-6/CIO
C4 in the Marine Corps
Brief
July 10th, 2012 Luncheon
Mr. Rob Carey
Deputy Chief Information Officer
Brief
June 12th, 2012 Luncheon
CAPT Lourdes T. Neilan
Director, Cyberspace Operations
Innovation in Today's Navy
There will be no May 2012 Luncheon
No Luncheon - JWFC
http://www.afcea.org/events/jwc/12/intro.asp
There will be no May 2012 AFCEA Hampton Roads Luncheon Event due to the 2012 Joint Warfighter Conference. http://www.afcea.org/events/jwc/12/intro.asp
April 10th, 2012 Luncheon
CAPT David G. Wirth
Deputy Global Network Operations Officer
Cyber is about Mission Assurance
Brief
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