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Mr. Richard (Rick) Ledgett serves as the Deputy Director and senior civilian leader of the National Security Agency. In this capacity he acts as the Agency’s chief operating officer, responsible for guiding and directing studies, operations and policy.

He led the NSA Media Leaks Task Force from June 2013 to January 2014, and was responsible for integrating and overseeing the totality of NSA’s efforts surrounding the unauthorized disclosures of classified information by a former NSA affiliate.

Mr. Ledgett began his NSA career in 1988 and has served in operational, management, and technical leadership positions at the branch, division, office, and group levels. From 2012 to 2013 he was the Director of the NSA/CSS Threat Operations Center, responsible for round-the-clock cryptologic activities to discover and counter adversary cyber efforts. Prior to NTOC he served in several positions from 2010 to 2012 in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence in both the collection and cyber mission areas. He was the first National Intelligence Manager for Cyber, serving as principal advisor to the Director of National Intelligence on all cyber matters, leading development of the Unified Intelligence Strategy for Cyber, and coordinating cyber activities across the Intelligence Community (IC). Previous positions at NSA include Deputy Director for Analysis and Production (2009-2010), Deputy Director for Data Acquisition (2006-2009), Assistant Deputy Director for Data Acquisition (2005-2006), and Chief, NSA/CSS Pacific (2002-2005). He also served in a joint IC operational activity, and as an instructor and course developer at the National Cryptologic School. Mr. Ledgett spent nearly 11 years in the U.S. Army as a SIGINTer and, between the Army and NSA, has completed six field tours.

Mr. Ledgett has an undergraduate degree in psychology and a graduate degree in strategic intelligence. He has taken additional graduate coursework in engineering, computer science, and business, and served as adjunct faculty at both the National Cryptologic School and the Joint Military Intelligence College.

His civilian awards include both the Distinguished and Meritorious Executive Presidential Rank Awards, the NSA Exceptional Civilian Service and Meritorious Civilian Service Awards, and the National Intelligence Superior Service Medal.

Mr. Ledgett is married with three children and three beagles. His hobbies include home improvement, motorcycle riding, and bad golf.

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Richard Ledgett

Deputy director, NSA

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Richard Ledgett Biography

Mr. Richard (Rick) Ledgett serves as the Deputy Director and senior civilian leader of the National Security Agency. In this capacity he acts as the Agency’s chief operating officer, responsible for guiding and directing studies, operations and policy.

He led the NSA Media Leaks Task Force from June 2013 to January 2014, and was responsible for integrating and overseeing the totality of NSA’s efforts surrounding the unauthorized disclosures of classified information by a former NSA affiliate.

Mr. Ledgett began his NSA career in 1988 and has served in operational, management, and technical leadership positions at the branch, division, office, and group levels. From 2012 to 2013 he was the Director of the NSA/CSS Threat Operations Center, responsible for round-the-clock cryptologic activities to discover and counter adversary cyber efforts. Prior to NTOC he served in several positions from 2010 to 2012 in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence in both the collection and cyber mission areas. He was the first National Intelligence Manager for Cyber, serving as principal advisor to the Director of National Intelligence on all cyber matters, leading development of the Unified Intelligence Strategy for Cyber, and coordinating cyber activities across the Intelligence Community (IC). Previous positions at NSA include Deputy Director for Analysis and Production (2009-2010), Deputy Director for Data Acquisition (2006-2009), Assistant Deputy Director for Data Acquisition (2005-2006), and Chief, NSA/CSS Pacific (2002-2005). He also served in a joint IC operational activity, and as an instructor and course developer at the National Cryptologic School. Mr. Ledgett spent nearly 11 years in the U.S. Army as a SIGINTer and, between the Army and NSA, has completed six field tours.

Mr. Ledgett has an undergraduate degree in psychology and a graduate degree in strategic intelligence. He has taken additional graduate coursework in engineering, computer science, and business, and served as adjunct faculty at both the National Cryptologic School and the Joint Military Intelligence College.

His civilian awards include both the Distinguished and Meritorious Executive Presidential Rank Awards, the NSA Exceptional Civilian Service and Meritorious Civilian Service Awards, and the National Intelligence Superior Service Medal.

Mr. Ledgett is married with three children and three beagles. His hobbies include home improvement, motorcycle riding, and bad golf.

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  • How much does it cost to book Richard Ledgett?

    Booking fees for Richard Ledgett, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Richard Ledgett, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Richard Ledgett?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Richard Ledgett for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Richard Ledgett for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Richard Ledgett or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Richard Ledgett or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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