US Navy Admiral (Ret), Speaker, Author, Digital Transformation & Cybersecurity Expert
 Senior Executive Cyber & Technology Leader, Exceptional insights on leadership, change and digital transformation

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High Performing Teams ~ Technology ~ Cyber Security ~ Leadership

Innovation ~ Teamwork

 Member Profile

Danelle transitioned out of the military as a Rear Admiral, a senior executive with proven leadership expertise in cyber, digital telecommunications strategy development and global operations. She built high performing teams, driving culture and enterprise level change with focus and integrity.

As Director Navy Cybersecurity and Deputy Chief Information Officer, she acted as a technology innovator and leader, managing the Navy’s cybersecurity strategy, policy, and informa-tion technology architectures supporting worldwide missions. As Deputy Director of Current Operations at United States Cyber Command she lead offense and defensive cyber operations for the Department of Defense.

Danelle holds Master of Arts degrees in Management, Human Resource Development & National Security and Strategic Studies, a Master of Science degree in Information Management and Chief Information Officer and Information Assurance Officer certifications.

She has won numerous awards and published numerous articles on cyber, technology, innovation and leadership. Danelle is a highly requested speaker for corporate, professional organizations and colleges/ universities focusing on technology and leadership. 

Her awards and certifications include:

  • Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Women in Leadership Award 2014
  • Women in Technology Leadership Award 2017
  • Executive Women’s Forum Women of Influence Award 2019.
  • National Defense University Chief Information Officer and Information Security certifications
  • 30 articles published in a variety of corporate, academic and defense publications.

Speaking Programs

Cybersecurity – What Executives and Leaders Need to Know

Cybersecurity effects all aspects of business, what do you need to know to set the right cybersecurity culture and understand policies, processes and training your organization needs for cybersecurity success

Women in Leadership – Creating a Culture of Success

Keynote focuses on specific actions organizations can take to create a culture of inclusiveness for women in the work force, the power of diversity and mentoring, overcoming gender bias, and grooming women for C-Suite leadership positions.

Leadership and Mentoring: Achieving Work Life Balance 

Understand and implement true behaviors that lead to work-life balance, and how to mentor others to achieve a healthy and realistic balance. You CAN do it all. 

Management in the Age of  Exponentially Accelerating Technology 

Technology change is affecting businesses at an unprecedented rate. How can you leverage that for a competitive advantage? Keynote discusses technology driven process and change management considerations and implications for leaders. 

Understanding and Implementing Your Strategy for Managing Cybersecurity Risk.

Understanding risk to organizational mission is challenging, but even more so in the digital age. Keynote focuses on what organizations need to know and consider in evaluating and measuring the cyber risk to their mission and implementing a strategy for minimizing that risk.

Are you Cyber Safe? Understanding and Implementing Your Strategy for Cybersecurity Audit and Inspection

Measuring success of your cybersecurity strategy and environment can be a challenge. It involves people, processes, policy and technology. How do you know if you have it right? Keynote focuses on what should you inspect and audit to ensure you have the most effective strategy execution to protect your organization’s information and ensure mission success.

Creating a Cyber Savvy Workforce

Everyone has a role as an active participant in protecting your organization’s information and using new technology for business advantages. Keynote focuses on the change management implications and human aspect of implementing new technology and how you can create a top-notch culture of high cybersecurity awareness within your organization.

Creating and Implementing Your Digital Transformation Strategy

Will your organization be Sears or Amazon? This presentation focus on how leadership within organizations can understand the implications of digitizing your core mission for competitive advantage and implications of failing to transform. Covers key considerations for digital transformation strategy development and implementation, assessing risk, measuring success and how to sustain your strategy for long-term success.