The McCloskey Speaker Series presents a unique and diverse roster of distinguished speakers. The series is made possible by a generous donation from the McCloskey Family Charitable Foundation.
Featuring Gen. Keith Alexander, a retired United States Army four-star general, in conversation with Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson. Gen. Alexander served as Director of the National Security Agency (NSA) and Chief of the Central Security Service from 2005-2014. During his time as the NSA Director, he was nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate to be the first commander of United States Cyber Command, a position he held from 2010-2014. Gen. Alexander currently serves as the Founder and CEO of IronNet Cybersecurity, where he is bringing his deep knowledge of cyber to the private sector, helping corporate leaders develop and implement cybersecurity strategies through the use of cutting-edge technology, consulting, education and training.