Vice Admiral Kevin Green, USN (Ret) served more than thirty years as a naval officer, completing his Navy career as Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Operations, Plans, and Policy at the grade of vice admiral. As DCNO, he coordinated global naval operations, strategic planning, information operations and policy development; and managed service relationships with the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Staff, the National Security Council staff, the US military services, other federal agencies, and allied navies. As a flag officer he commanded Naval Forces U.S. Southern Command, the ABRAHAM LINCOLN Carrier Group, and Naval Training Center Great Lakes, Illinois. He served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Atlantic Fleet Headquarters, the Bureau of Naval Personnel, and commanded Destroyer Squadron 23 and the guided missile frigate USS TAYLOR. Kevin graduated from the United States Naval Academy and the National War College and received an M.S. in Applied Science from the Naval Postgraduate School. Kevin retired from IBM Corporation in 2015, where he led IBM’s Department of Defense and Intelligence Community business across the armed services, joint commands, defense agencies, and the national intelligence agencies. He had business responsibility for providing coordinated technology, consulting and systems integration services to solve client enterprise management and mission capabilities challenges. In previous roles, Kevin led IBM’s Defense and Intelligence Services Account, the Navy and Defense Agencies Services accounts; and served as Director, DoD Strategic Accounts. He was a member of IBM’s Industry Academy and chaired its Global Defense Board. Kevin consults with the Defense Science Board, the National Academy of Sciences, the Council on Foreign Relations, and on behalf of Defense Industry clients as General Manager of Robertson Blodgett Consulting, LLC. He is a member of the American Civil Liberties Union, the U.S Naval Institute, the Surface Navy Association and the American College of National Security Leaders. He serves on the Tuskegee University Board of Trustees and as a director of the Air Force Retired Officers Community.