Join us for a conversation with Admiral Michael Mullen

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

12 p.m. 1 p.m. PT

Wallis Annenberg Hall (ANN), 106


Please join the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) and the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy for an informal conversation on national security and the press with the United States Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (2007-2011) Admiral Michael Mullen, USN (Ret). 

About Admiral Mike Mullen

Admiral Mullen is President of MGM Consulting which provides counsel to global clients on issues related to geo-political developments, national security interests and strategic leadership.

He served as the 28th Chief of Naval Operations from 2005-2007 and as the 17th Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff for Presidents Bush and Obama from 2007 to 2011. He led the military during a critical time of change and transition.

Admiral Mullen advanced the rapid fielding of innovative technologies, championed emerging and enduring global partnerships and promoted new methods for countering terrorism. He spearheaded the elimination of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, ushering for the first time in US military history the open service of gay and lesbian men and women.

Admiral Mullen is a Distinguished Graduate of the US Naval Academy and a Distinguished Graduate of the Naval Postgraduate School, a Distinguished Alumni of Harvard Business School, a Member of the National Academy of Engineering and serves as a Trustee at Caltech. Since his retirement from the United States Navy in November 2011 after 43 years of honorable service, Admiral Mullen joined the corporate boards of General Motors from 2013-2018 and Sprint from 2013-2019. He continues to serve on numerous boards to include Bloomberg Philanthropies, CALTECH, Naval Academy Foundation, Naval Postgraduate School Foundation, Harvard Business School and a wide array of non-profit organizations dedicated to improving the growth, development, recovery and transition of military veterans and their families.

Additionally, he taught National Security Decision-Making and Policy at the Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs at Princeton University from 2012- 2018 and continues to teach advanced ethics and leadership at the US Naval Academy.

An RSVP is required to attend this event. This event is open to University students, faculty and staff only.

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