Joe Kelly, a 25-year Defense DepartmentÂ and 15-year government contracting veteran, has joined cybersecurity services company Assured Enterprises as vice president ofÂ federal sector operations.
Assured said Tuesday Kelly formerly served asÂ acting chief information officer for the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board — anÂ independent agency within the executive branch that works to protectÂ privacy and civil liberties in counterterrorism programs.
Kelly’sÂ DoDÂ career includes roles in theÂ Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence such as as deputy director for cyber capabilities, cyber intelligence chief and chief of information operations policy.
He worked to helpÂ foster engagement between DoD organizations andÂ entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, New York, Boston, and Washington, D.C. to discoverÂ new technology.
Kelly’s time in the private and academic sectorsÂ includes a senior analyst position at Science Applications International Corp., Â (NYSE: SAIC), sales executive at British Telecom andÂ adjunct faculty atÂ Georgetown University.