Mr. Mike Rogers
Mr. Mike Rogers is vice chairman of the Board of Trustees for The MITRE Corporation. A national security commentator, Mr. Rogers represented Michigan's 8th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2001 to 2015. He sat on the Energy and Commerce Committee and chaired the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. As chairman, he oversaw a $70 million budget that provided funding to the country's 17 intelligence agencies.
Before serving in Congress, Mr. Rogers was an officer in the U.S. Army and an FBI special agent. He also held a seat in the Michigan State Senate. Since leaving public office, he founded the Mike Rogers Center for Intelligence and Global Affairs. The center works as part of the Global Digital Challenge Initiative to bring together leaders in policy, business, and technology communities to discuss issues relevant to the global digital economy.
Mr. Rogers also has an extensive background in cybersecurity and organizations that work with real-time threat assessment, behavioral modeling, and big data analytics.
Mr. Rogers sits on the board of directors for IronNet Cybersecurity, the board of advisors for Next Century Corporation, the board of trustees at the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, and the Cybersecurity Industry Advisory Council for Trident Capital. He is also a Distinguished Fellow at the Hudson Institute.
He hosted the radio show "Something to Talk About with Mike Rogers," syndicated on Westwood One, and was the host and executive producer of a six-part series Declassified: Untold Stories of American Spies for CNN, where he is a national security contributor.
Rogers holds a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and sociology from Adrian College in Adrian, Mich. He and his wife Kristi have two grown children.