John P. Stenbit
John P. Stenbit served as the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Networks and Information Integration/Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (2001-2004), Executive Vice President of TRW, and Principal Deputy Director of Telecommunications and Command and Control Systems, Office of the Secretary of Defense (1973-1977). He was a Fulbright Fellow and Aerospace Corporation Fellow at the Technische Hogeschool, Einhoven, Netherlands.
Currently, Mr. Stenbit is a consultant to and member of the Board of Directors of various information technology companies and government agencies. He is also a member of professional and scientific honorary societies such as the National Academy of Engineering and Tau Beta Pi.
Mr. Stenbit holds a MS in Electrical Engineering and a BS in Engineering, from the California Institute of Technology. He has been awarded the Secretary of Defense Medal for both Outstanding and Exceptional Public Service.
2004 – Present Independent Consultant
2001-2004 Assistant Secretaries Of Defense, first ASD (C3I) then ASD (NII)
1977-2001 TRW, retired as Executive Vice President and member of the Management Committee, leading all government work except space, lasers, and avionics. Significant work in satellites, ground stations and mission data processing, ICBM’s, BMD, intelligence fusion, nuclear waste disposal, air traffic control, telecommunications, and IT systems.
1973-1977 Principal Deputy Director Telecommunications and Command and Control Systems, Department of Defense
1968-1973 TRW, engineering manager
1962-1968 Aerospace Corporation, engineer
Clients and Boards
Strategic Advisory Group to STRATCOM, stratcom.mil
Trustee, MITRE, mitre.org
Director, VIASAT, viasat.com
Director Loral, loral.com
Chairman of the Board of DGI Holdings
Chair, Position, Navigation, and Timing Advisory Board to NSC Deputies Committee
Clients and Boards
Director R&D Advisory Group for Director FAA,
Director Science and Technology Advisory Group for Director CIA,
Defense Science Board,
Advisory Group for NRO,
Advisory group for Director Naval Intelligence
Director Defense Communications agency (Currently known as DISA)
Defense Intelligence Agency Advisory Board
NSA Advisory Board
MDA Advisory Board