Robert Day

Senior Advisor

Areas of Focus:

Technology Advice and Communications

Maritime Security

Cyber Security Leadership

Evaluating New Technologies

Rear Admiral Robert Day brings a trusted record of experience when it comes to communicating technology strategies to senior leaders and is a seasoned expert on cyber security, telecommunications, new technologies, maritime security, and disaster response. Previously, Admiral Day was the longest serving Coast Guard Chief Information Officer. He established the first Coast Guard Cyber Command and served as its Commander from 2009 to 2014. In addition, he implemented data center consolidation strategies to provide efficiencies and enhanced cyber defense capabilities. Admiral Day has a successful track record of establishing multinational maritime security regimes between key Pacific Rim nations, including assistance to Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore by developing maritime security protocols and capabilities to protect the Straits of Malacca from evolving piracy threats.