Lt Gen Vincent R. Stewart, USMC
Director for Defense Intelligence
Cyber-Enabled Emerging Technologies Symposium : Keynote Speaker
Lieutenant General Vincent R. Stewart serves as the Deputy Commander, U.S. Cyber Command. Prior to his current assignment, Lieutenant General Stewart served as the 20th Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (2015-2017). He previously served as Commander, Marine Corps Forces Cyber Command (2013-2015) and Director of Intelligence, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps (2009-2013).
A native of Chicago, Illinois, by way of Kingston, Jamaica, Lieutenant General Stewart graduated from Western Illinois University, earning his commission in 1981. He has served as an armor officer and subsequently as a signals intelligence and intelligence officer, commanding at every level: Company A, 1st Tank (1982-1983); Company Commander, Company I, Marine Support Battalion, Adak, Alaska (1986-1988); Company Commander, Headquarters and Service Company, 2nd Radio Battalion (1989-1990); Company Commander, Company E, Marine Support Battalion, Misawa, Japan (1992- 1994); Commanding Officer, 1st Intelligence Battalion, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (1999-2001); and Commanding Officer, Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (2006-2008).
Lieutenant General Stewart earned master’s degrees in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College, Newport, R.I. (1995) and in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University, Washington, D.C. (2002).
Lieutenant General Stewart’s military decorations include: the Defense Distinguished Service Medal; the Defense Superior Service Medal; the Legion of Merit with one gold star; the Bronze Star; the Meritorious Service Medal with one gold star; the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, with two gold stars; the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal; the Combat Action Ribbon; the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal; and various unit awards.