Michael Monteleone III, SES

Space & Terrestrial Communication Directorate
2021 Pacific Operational Science & Technology (POST) Conference

Mr. Michael C. Monteleone was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in August 2018.  He currently serves as the Director of the Space and Terrestrial Communications Directorate (S&TCD), under the U.S. Army’s Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC); Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. 

In this capacity, he is responsible for planning and executing the Army’s science and technology investments in resilient, survivable military communications, autonomous and intelligent networking, network situational understanding, cyber electromagnetic activities and cyber defense.  Mr. Monteleone also leads his organization in their research, development and engineering support to the Army Program Executive Offices, Project Managers and the 

Life-Cycle Management Command communities.  He is responsible for directing programs with an annual budget of $200M and a staff of approximately 700.

Prior to joining the Senior Executive Service, Mr. Monteleone served as the Acting Chief for the Satellite Communications System Division in the S&TCD CCDC C5ISR Center (previously known as the Communications-Electronic Research, Development and Engineering Center, or CERDEC).

From November 2017 to February 2018, Mr. Monteleone served as the Acting Director, S&TCD CCDC C5ISR Center and served as the Acting Deputy Director, S&TCD CCDC C5ISR Center from May to September 2017.

Mr. Monteleone’s prior assignments include: Chief, Cyber Security and Information Assurance Division, CCDC C5ISR Center from September 2014 to August 2017 and Chief, Tactical Networks Branch, CCDC C5ISR Center from March 2011 to September 2014 at Aberdeen Proving Ground.  From August 2009 to March 2001, Mr. Monteleone served as Chief Engineer, Global Information Grid Tactical Networks Division, CCDC C5ISR Center and as a Computer Engineer, Satellite Communication Division, CCDC C5ISR Center from December 2004 to August 2009 at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey.

Mr. Monteleone’s educational achievements include a Master of Strategic Studies degree from U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 2017; a Master Certificate in Advanced Acquisition from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California in 2010; a Master of Science degree in Management in 2007 and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering in 2004 from the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, New Jersey.

Mr. Monteleone has Level III Certification in Engineering, Science and Technology Management and Program Management in the Army Acquisition Corps.

His awards and honors include: U.S. Army Commander’s Award for Civilian Service, 2018; Army Certificate of Achievement, Commander’s Award for Civilian Service and Army Certificate of Achievement, 2017; as well as CERDEC Employee of the Year in 2013.

Mr. Monteleone maintains professional memberships and associations in the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association as well as the Association of the United States Army.