Harry D. Raduege, Jr.
Senior Counselor to The Cohen Group & Chairman, Deloitte Center for Cyber Innovation
Director, Defense Information Systems Agency (2000-2005)
Manager, National Communications System (2000-2003)
Commander, Joint Task Force - Global Network Operations (2004-2005)
Deputy Commander for Global Network Operations and Defense, USSTRATCOM Joint Forces Headquarters - Information Operations (2004-2005)
General Harry Raduege, Jr. is Chairman of the Deloitte Center for Cyber Innovation; Senior Advisor & Director for Cyber Risk Services, Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he works globally with clients across government and industry in reducing risk to their business and mission operations due to cyber-attacks and other unauthorized intrusions.
General Raduege retired after serving 35 years in the US military. He worked in the areas of technology, including telecommunications, space, information, and network operations. He served more than 17 years in joint duty assignments. In his last position, he led Department of Defense net-centric operations as the Director of the Defense Information Systems Agency. In that role, he directed planning, engineering, and implementation of interoperable communications and intelligence systems serving the needs of the President, Secretary of Defense, Joint Chiefs of Staff, combatant commanders, and the military Services. Notably, he led efforts to restore communications to the Pentagon following the September 11th terrorist attacks; upgraded Presidential communications; and led the successful expansion of the Department's Global Information Grid through a $1 billion transformational communications program.
General Raduege was also appointed by the Secretary of Defense as the Commander of the Joint Task Force for Global Network Operations, and Deputy Commander for Global Network Operations and Defense for the US Strategic Command. In these roles, he was the first commander assigned responsibility for directing the operation and defense of the Global Information Grid to assure timely and secure net-centric capabilities across the entire Department. He also served as the Manager of the National Communications System and led our Nation's efforts to prioritize the restoration of telecommunications throughout New York City and the Pentagon following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Prior to his last assignments, General Raduege directed command and control systems for North American Aerospace Defense Command, US Space Command, and Air Force Space Command. He also served as the Chief Information Officer for all three commands, was the architect for computer network defense and attack capabilities established within the Department of Defense, and was the National spokesman for the Department during the successful "Year 2000" computer roll-over efforts.
General Raduege directed command and control communications at the US Central Command for 3 years, including the relocation efforts required after the Khobar Towers bombing. Earlier, he served as the first commander of the Air Force C4 Agency and was the Joint Chiefs of Staff architect for all satellite communications supporting over 500,000 deployed military members during the Gulf War in 1991.
General Raduege is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium (NCOIC), comprised of more than 90 leading US and international member companies.
In addition to his positions at The Cohen Group and the Deloitte Center for Cyber Innovation, he also serves as a Senior Government Employee on the Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee; as a member of the President's Advisory Group for the EastWest Institute; as a member of the Center for US Global Engagements National Security Advisory Council; as chairman of the Cybersecurity Programs Advisory Board of the University of Maryland University College; as a member of the Air Force Association CyberPatriots Board of Advisors: and as a member of the Board of Trustees and chair of the Technology Committee for Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. He is also a member of the World Board of Governors of the United Services Organizations (USO) and the Board of Directors of Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) International. Additionally, he co-chaired the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th Presidency for three years and served as a member of the Defense Science Board.