Vice Admiral, US Navy; Retired Director, Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems, The Joint Staff, US Department of Defense
Nancy Brown is a retired vice admiral in the US Navy. She most recently served as director of command, control, communications, and computer systems (C4) of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. She has served as an outside director of systematic software; is on the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Executive Committee; is on the advisory boards of Enlightened, Inc., The Edge and Kingfisher Systems, Inc.; is chair of the board of directors of Homeward Deployed; and is vice chair of the board of directors of the United States Naval Institute. Highlights of her career include two tours at the White House, deployment to Iraq as the Multi-National Force–Iraq C6, and assignment as the J6 for North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command.