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.

Professional Career

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

TRW, engineering manager

Aerospace Corporation, engineer

Clients and Boards

Strategic Advisory Group to STRATCOM,
Trustee, MITRE,
Director, VIASAT,
Director Loral,
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

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