Dale W. Meyerrose is vice president and general manager of Harris Corporation’s cyber and information assurance. In that capacity, he handles all aspects of strategy, business development, and program execution for Harris cyber and information assurance growth initiatives across the corporation. He also oversees the Harris Center for Information Assurance at the Florida Institute of Technology and its associated research programs.
Prior to his current position, Meyerrose was the first president-appointed, Senate-confirmed chief information officer and information sharing executive for the U.S. Intelligence Community in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. While on active duty, he served as chief information officer in three major U.S. Air Force commands and three unified combatant commands.
Meyerrose retired from the United States Air Force in 2005 with the rank of major general. His last assignment was the chief information officer for both North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. Some of his awards and honors include the Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, and National Intelligence Superior Service Medal.
Meyerrose graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy with a bachelor’s degree in economics and earned a master’s degree from the University of Utah. He graduated from the National War College and attended senior executive programs at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and the University of California at Berkley Haas School of Business. Meyerrose is also a visiting professor at the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. He is also the chairman of the Cyber Committee for the International Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association.