HONORABLE STEPHEN CAMBONE
Dr. Cambone is an independent consultant, advising public and private sector leaders in strategic planning, operations, resource allocation, and technology use. He founded Adirondack Advisors, LLC, and is an advisor to startup technology companies, public and private national security companies, and nonprofit organizations.
Dr. Cambone served in senior corporate positions for QinetiQ North America (QNA), including Executive Vice President for Strategic Development and President of its Mission Solutions Group. Prior, Dr. Cambone served in the Department of Defense, during which he was twice nominated and confirmed for senior positions, including the first Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence.
Dr. Cambone was awarded the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal and the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal. He was a Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and Director of Research at the Institute for National Security Studies at the National Defense University. He is on the Advisory Board of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance and the Volgenau School of IT and Engineering at George Mason University.
Dr. Cambone received his Ph.D. and Master’s degrees in Political Science from Claremont Graduate School and his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from The Catholic University of America.
Dr. Cambone sits on the Proxy Board of MDA IS LLC and chairs its Government Security Committee, and on the Special Security Board of Elbit Systems of America. He has served as the Thomas W. Smith Senior Fellow at the Ryan Center, Villanova University, and is an adjunct faculty member at Johns Hopkins University.