Mike Rogers is a former member of Congress representing Michigan's Eighth Congressional District, where he rose to chair the powerful House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI). As chairman, he authorized and oversaw a $70 billion budget that provided funding to the country's 17 intelligence agencies, including a large portion of the national security space architecture. He previously served as an officer in the U.S. Army and FBI special agent.
In Congress, Mr. Rogers worked across the aisle with two presidents, Congressional leadership, countless diplomats, military service members, and intelligence professionals to ensure the brave men and women who fight for our nation are equipped with the resources necessary to get the job done. Washington Post columnist David Ignatius remarked, Mr. Rogers was "a rare example of bipartisanship."
Today, Mr. Rogers advises C-suite executives, providing analysis and expertise on the challenges facing companies operating in the digital era, and on cybersecurity and executive leadership. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board at the MITRE Corporation, and as a Director at leading companies including IAP, IronNet Cybersecurity, and Constella Intelligence.
In 2021, Mr. Rogers founded Leadership to Ensure the American Dream (LEAD), an initiative seeking to reignite optimism in the American Dream. He is currently investing in and helping build companies that are developing solutions for healthcare, energy efficiency and communications challenges. He is also the former chair of 5G Action Now.
Mr. Rogers is a member of the Board of Trustees and the David Abshire Chair at the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, where he directs the Center’s national security programs.
Mr. Rogers is a frequent public speaker on global affairs, cybersecurity, and leadership. For three seasons, Mr. Rogers was the Executive Producer and host of the hit CNN show “Declassified”, which revealed the true, untold stories of America’s spies and law enforcement professionals.
He is married to Kristi Rogers and has two children.