Bob Rose

Bob Rose is a recognized expert providing strategic counseling to the U.S. government and companies strategic counseling on a full array of issues at the nexus of cybersecurity, technology, national security, and privacy. He currently serves as Executive Vice President of 1Kosmos and is a member of its Advisory Board and as Senior Adviser to the Chairman of Securonix and is a member of its Advisory Board. Additionally, Bob is a member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Homeland Security Advisory Council. Current corporate and non-profit advisory board service include The Chertoff Group, the Homeland Security Experts Group (formerly the Aspen Institute Homeland Security Group), Cyber Florida, Opora Technologies, Plurilock Security Solutions, and Auburn University’s, Center for Cyber and Homeland Security, Council of Executives

Bob previously served as a senior advisor to the Chairman of Bridgewater Associates, and was an Advisory Board member of the National Security Agency’s (NSA) Cyber Awareness and Response Panel, the Department of State’s International Security Advisory Board, the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) Director’s Advisory Board, and the Director of National Intelligence’s (DNI) Financial Sector Advisory Board. Bob has received numerous honors and awards, including: a presidential appointment to the J. William Fulbright Board of Foreign Scholarship, a fellowship with the Wexner Heritage Foundation, the recipient of the U.S. Secret Service’s “Outstanding Dedication and Contributions” award and the Connecticut Yankee Council of the Boys Scout’s Distinguished Citizen Award.

He holds an active TS/SCI security clearance and received bachelor's degree from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and a master’s degree from Harvard University Kennedy School of Government.