Rear Admiral Titley Visit April 27
U.S. Navy Rear Admiral David W. Titley, a Schenectady, N.Y. native, will speak at Rensselaer on Friday, April 27 at 4:30 p.m. All students, staff, and faculty are invited to the speech, which will take place at the auditorium of the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies. There will be a reception with refreshments before the speech.
He is currently serving as the Assistant Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) for Information Dominance. He specializes as the CNO’s principal adviser for all information capabilities. His strategic objective is to elevate information to a core Navy warfighting capability, and to functionally integrate intelligence, information warfare, information/network management, oceanography, and geospatial information for information-age operations. Experienced in interagency and multinational settings, he holds a master’s degree in meteorology and physical oceanography, and a doctorate in meteorology, both from the Naval Postgraduate School. He attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Seminar XXI on Foreign Politics, International Relations and National Interest, and is a fellow of the American Meteorological Society.
Rear Admiral Titley is visiting the Albany area under the umbrella of the Navy’s 50/50 Program. It is a new outreach program that features 50 senior Navy leaders in 50 cities throughout the country. It is designed to help build on the United States Navy’s efforts to increase Americans’ understanding of the Navy’s mission, capabilities, and relevance to national security, and how all of this impacts local area residents of cities visited.