Mike Rogers is a former member of Congress where he represented Michigan's Eighth Congressional District, and previously served as an officer in the U.S. Army and FBI special agent. He is a highly sought-after expert on national security issues, intelligence affairs, and cybersecurity policy. He advises multiple boards and academic institutions, working to enhance America’s strength and security.
Mr. Rogers built a reputation as a leader on counterterrorism, intelligence, and national security policy from his years of service in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he chaired the powerful House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI).
As chairman, he authorized and oversaw a budget of $70 billion that funded the nation's 17 intelligence agencies. In Congress Rogers was–and remains–a prominent leader on cybersecurity. During his tenure, he shepherded multiple cybersecurity bills through the legislative process, greatly enhancing America’s cybersecurity posture.
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 from Fortune 100 companies, providing analysis and expertise on the challenges facing companies operating in the digital era, and on cybersecurity and executive leadership.
Additionally, Mr. Rogers is a Senior Fellow at Harvard University, a Distinguished Fellow and member of the Board of Trustees at the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, a Distinguished Fellow at the Hudson Institute, and a member of the Advisory Board for George Mason University’s National Security and Law Policy Institute.
Mr. Rogers also serves as a regular national security commentator on CNN and hosts the channel’s documentary-style original series Declassified where he offers viewers unprecedented, behind-the-scenes access to America’s newly declassified missions across the globe. He is also the host and executive producer of World War E, a cybersecurity web series hosted by the New York Daily News.
Mr. Rogers is a 1985 graduate of Adrian College. He is married to Kristi Rogers and has two children.