Former Rear Admiral Danelle Barrett has over 30 years of proven leadership expertise in digital transformation, innovative cybersecurity, telecommunications strategy development and global operations. As Director of Navy Cybersecurity and Deputy Chief Information Officer, Danelle acted as a technology innovator and leader, managing the Navy’s cybersecurity strategy, policy, and information technology architectures supporting worldwide missions involving 279 ships, 3700 aircraft, 93 submarines, hundreds of locations with shore critical infrastructure. She provided critical advocacy and strategic advice for a $150B information technology and portfolio investment.