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BRENTON GREENE
Independent Member - Term Expires 2019

Brenton Greene serves as a consultant for cybersecurity, critical infrastructure protection and a range of related, advanced technology areas. From 2010 thru late 2014, he served as President, and later President and CEO, of Applied Communication Sciences (ACS), the research arm of Telcordia Technologies (formerly, a key piece of Bell Laboratories).  He managed that $75M business unit through two merger and acquisition sequences.  Telcordia was purchased by Ericsson in 2012, requiring ACS to spin off as a US national security business before the acquisition of ACS by Vencore, Inc. in 2013.  As President and CEO of ACS, he led a team of over 220 distinguished researchers focused on many aspects of Internet & cybersecurity, wireless, broadband and information networking, and software technologies. They are renowned for developing groundbreaking technologies such as ADSL, AIN, ATM, ISDN, Frame Relay, PCS, SMDS, SONET, video-on-demand, and Internet telephony. The team also focuses on information assurance and business process outsourcing as well as planning and implementing systems engineering solutions for Federal, State and Local governments. These solutions span telecommunications and information technology solutions, including networking and operations for traditional, IP and converged networks, smart grid security, as well as critical cybersecurity issues surrounding the vulnerability and survivability of the nation's networks and critical infrastructure.

 

Mr. Greene previously served in executive positions at Northrop Grumman Information Systems (NGIS) and Lucent Technologies and Bell Labs Innovations.  During 2001-2004, he led the National Communications System (DHS/NCS) as its Director, responsible for national security and emergency preparedness communications for the White House, and managing the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Council (NSTAC). During 9/11, his agency directed and facilitated many aspects of the restoration of key New York City telecom infrastructures, including communications supporting the recovery of Wall Street, leading to the NCS being awarded a Defense Department Joint Meritorious Unit Commendation.  Mr. Greene is a Director for ReliabilityFirst Corporation (RF), one of the major regional reliability councils of NERC.  During 1996-1997, Mr. Greene served as a Commissioner on the President’s Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection (PCCIP), developing national policy and strategy recommendations for the President and leading to a wide range of national CIP initiatives and major cyber security initiatives, propelling cyber to national significance. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Mr. Greene previously served a career in submarines, including tours as Commanding Officer of the nuclear attack submarines USS Skipjack and USS Hyman G. Rickover, retiring as a Navy Captain in 1995.