Col. Carmine Cicalese will address the Department of Defense efforts to build a Cyber Mission Force. He will also discuss student opportunities for employment with the U.S. government during his talk which will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, in the Grunenwald Science and Technology Center in room 120.
Cicalese is a 1987 graduate of the United States Military Academy. Upon his commissioning as a Second Lieutenant, Carmine entered the Signal Corps serving in several leadership positions and units in Korea and Fort Lewis, Washington. Col.
Cicalese culminated a 29-year military career as a United States Army Colonel on July 31, 2016.
He served the last four years on the Army staff as the chief of Cyberspace and Information Operations leading the Army's efforts to establish the necessary strategy and policy for its emergent cyberspace capability.
Throughout his career, he led demographically and functionally diverse organizations accumulating a wealth of leadership knowledge and experiences in a variety of austere, garrison and educational situations.
Most recently, he founded Cyber CIC, LLC, a consulting business to provide federal customers with cyber, information and cognitive security strategies.