Rear Admiral William Leigher (USN-Ret)

LeigherDirector, Government Cyber Solutions, Raytheon – Virginia

A former Chief of Naval Operations Staff as the Director of Warfare Integration for Information Dominance, Admiral Leigher has thirty-three years in operations and staff experience in signals intelligence, information operations, communications, and network operations. The current Advanced Solutions Director at Raytheon in Virginia, Admiral Leigher has extensive hands-on experience operating and securing enterprise networks on a worldwide scale. Admiral Leigher has developed and implemented methodologies for predictive analysis of network intrusion events.

Admiral Leigher is passionate about education, science, and technology.  He received his BA in Political Science from the University of Southern Maine and his MA in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.