Dave Frederick is the Executive Director of United States Cyber Command, serving as the highest-ranking civilian in the command. Mr. Frederick assists the Commander in leading an organization of over 12,000 personnel. His portfolio focuses on strategic management initiatives to improve global cyber operations and DOD support to defending U.S. critical infrastructure, shaping a budget of nearly $700M, and elements of DoD budgets totaling in the billions.
Following seven years in the Army as an intelligence analyst and Korean linguist, he has served in the National Security Agency for almost 25 years. His senior executive leadership roles have included multiple oversea assignments, service as the Deputy Inspector General, and, most recently, leadership in the Cyber mission. He represented NSA at the National Security Council on cyber policy matters for three years. Before joining Cyber Command, he co-lead the design and establishment of NSA' Cybersecurity Directorate.