The Mitchell Institute invites you to watch our virtual Aerospace Nation event with Lauren Knausenberger, Chief Information Officer for the Department of the Air Force, which includes both the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force. In this discussion, we discuss the future digital environment as it relates to air and space power.
Ms. Knausenberger leads two directorates and supports 20,000 cyber operations and support personnel around the globe. She provides oversight of the Air Force’s Information Technology portfolio including the Information Technology investment strategy from networks to cloud computing, Enterprise policies, information resources management, IT innovation initiatives, information assurance, and related matters for the Department of the Air Force. As Chief Information Officer (CIO), Ms. Knausenberger delivers cyber security, and enforces Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act laws. She integrates Air Force warfighting and mission support capabilities by networking and securing air, space, and terrestrial assets. Ms. Knausenberger also leads career management initiatives for 10,000 IT/Cyber civilian personnel across all human resources facets from recruiting to professional development.