Former Director, National Security Agency; Chief, Central Security Service
Keith Alexander is a retired US Army general. He served as commander of US Cyber Command from 2010 to 2014 as well as National Security Agency director and Central Security Service chief from 2005 to 2014. Alexander’s previous assignments include deputy chief of staff at US Army headquarters, commanding general of US Army Intelligence and Security Command, director of intelligence at United States Central Command, and deputy director for requirements, capabilities, assessments, and doctrine for the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He has also served in several command assignments in Germany and in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm in Saudi Arabia.