Samuel S. Visner serves as vice president of CSC and leads and oversees its cyber strategy. Visner is responsible for the development of CSC’s cyber position and intellectual capital, and for market development. In addition, he leads the development of strategy and directs business development efforts for CSC’s work in the law enforcement, homeland security, managed security services, foreign affairs, and intelligence domains. Visner also manages business growth, developes strategy for key national security segments, and directs CSC’s enforcement, security, foreign affairs and intelligence business development team.
Visner is a member of the Defense Science Board Intelligence Task Force supporting the under secretary of defense for intelligence. He previously led business development efforts at SAIC, where he served as senior vice president in the intelligence, security, and technology domains. Visner also consulted to the President’s Commission on Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction.
Visner is a former deputy chairman for the Intelligence Committee of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association and continues to serve as an active member of the committee. He served as a member of the board of directors of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance and continues to serve as a member of the organization’s Innovative Technologies Council, as well as the National Correlation Working Group.
Visner also teaches as an adjunct professor a course on the effects of information technology on international security at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. He has also served as an adjunct professor of business for the university’s McDonough School of Business. From 1994 through 2005, Visner was a guest lecturer at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, where he discussed the structure of the defense industrial base.
Visner earned a master’s degree in telecommunications from George Washington University, and a bachelor’s degree in international politics at Georgetown University.