Mr. John P. Stenbit is the former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence and its successor organization, Networks and Information Integration, and the former Department of Defense (DoD) Chief Information Officer. His career spans over 30 years of public and private sector service in the telecommunications and the command and control fields. His public service includes four years at the DoD from 1973 to 1977, serving for two years as principal deputy director of telecommunications and command and control systems.
Mr. Stenbit previously was an executive vice president of TRW, from which he retired in May 2001. He has chaired the Science and Technology Advisory Panel to the Director of Central Intelligence and served as a member of the Science Advisory Group to the directors of Naval Intelligence and the Defense Communications Agency. Mr. Stenbit is currently a consultant and member of the Defense Science Board, the National Security Agency Advisory Board, the STRATCOM Advisory Board, and the National Reconnaissance Office Advisory Group. He is a director at Cogent Systems, Viasat, Defense Group Inc., and Loral Space & Communications.