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Admiral Mike Rogers, USN (ret) joins Brunswick as a Senior Advisor on Cybersecurity, Technology, Geopolitical and Crisis Issues

Admiral Mike Rogers, USN (ret) has joined Brunswick Group as a Senior Advisor in our Washington D.C. office, where he will advise clients on issues such as Cybersecurity, Geopolitical matters, Technology, Telecommunications, and Crisis.

Mike was most recently Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency, where he both created one of DoD’s newest combatant commands and ran the U.S. government’s largest intelligence organization. Mike’s addition bolsters Brunswick’s strong and growing cybersecurity advisory practice.

While in government Mike assisted in the development of national and international policy with respect to cyber, intelligence, and technology. Mike brings to Brunswick the technical knowledge, execution, and policy experience across a full range of cross-cutting technology issues, including: cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and machine learning, quantum computing, encryption, and data and technology policy.

Mike also provides our clients with significant geopolitical expertise, drawing on his long experience in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Intelligence Community, especially in the Middle East, Europe, and Indo-Pacific. Mike is also well-poised to advise corporate leadership, based on his experience leading large organizations and driving change in large organizations throughout his military career.

Nik Deogun, Chief Executive Officer of the Americas and U.S. Senior Partner, said: “Mike is an excellent addition to Brunswick. His experience on cutting-edge cyber, technology, and geopolitical issues is unparalleled. His insights will help our clients tackle thorny issues and risks that keep them up at night.”

Mike Rogers said: “It is an honor to join Brunswick. I look forward to advising executives as they seek to understand and respond to the incredible pace of change in the world today.”

About Mike Rogers

Mike Rogers 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 – creating the DoD’s newest combatant command and running the U.S. government’s largest intelligence organization. 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, ADM Rogers 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, U.S. Indo Pacific Command and U.S. Atlantic Command. In addition, Admiral Rogers commanded at the unit, Numbered Fleet and service component levels in the Navy.

Admiral Rogers is a graduate of Auburn University and also holds a Masters 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. 

Admiral Rogers is currently supporting companies in the private sector, serving as a member of various Boards or acting as a Senior Advisor.  He also speaks globally to various business and academic groups and is working internationally in the cyber and national security arenas.   He is a Senior Fellow and Adjunct Professor with Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Managements’ Public Private Initiative and a member of the advisory board of the Australian American Leadership Dialogue and NATO’s Cooperative Cyber Defence Center of Excellence. He is also a member of the United States Naval Institute Board of Directors.

About Brunswick

Brunswick is a strategic advisory firm focused on critical issues. Our purpose is to help the great value-creating organizations of the world play a more successful role in society.

We advise on critical issues at the center of business, politics and society, and help our clients – the leaders of large, complex organizations – understand and navigate these interconnected worlds.

Brunswick is one firm globally, operating as a single profit center.  This allows us to respond seamlessly and effectively to clients’ needs wherever they are in the world.