Leadership Dinner with The Hon. John Sherman
June 8, 2022 - 5:30-9:30 PM
An On-Demand Webcast Feature on Cybersecurity TV
Gain insights into DoD’s strategic outlook for digital modernization and cybersecurity at the Wednesday, June 8 Leadership Dinner with The Hon. John Sherman, CIO, Department of Defense. Following opening remarks, Mr. Sherman will engage in a moderated conversation with former DIA Director LTG Robert (Bob) P. Ashley Jr. (USA, Ret.).
Topics for discussion include:
Plus, there will be ample time for audience Q&A!
Hilton McLean Tysons Corner
7920 Jones Branch Dr
McLean, VA 22102
This event is open to press.
Business or Service Dress/Class A (Military).
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Mr. John Sherman was sworn in as the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO) on December 17, 2021. In this role he is the principal advisor to the Secretary of Defense for Information Management / Information Technology (IT) and Information Assurance, as well as non-intelligence space systems; critical satellite communications, navigation, and timing programs; spectrum; and telecommunications matters. Prior to assuming his duties, he served as the Acting DoD CIO and Principal Deputy, DoD CIO from June 2020 to September 2021. Before joining the Department, Mr. Sherman served as the Intelligence Community (IC) CIO from 2017-2020.
Lieutenant General Robert P. Ashley, Jr., USA, retired from the U.S. Army November 2020 after over 36 years of activity duty service as an intelligence officer. He assumed his last duty position on 3 October 2017 when he became the 21st Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). He formerly served as the Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-2, where he was the senior advisor to the Secretary of the Army and Army Chief of Staff for all aspects of intelligence, counterintelligence and security. He has commanded at the company, battalion, squadron, and brigade levels with six combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as a squadron, brigade commander, and Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence (J-2).