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Vincent DeLaurentis

Vincent DeLaurentis

Deputy Executive Assistant Director for Emergency Communications, Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency

Vincent DeLaurentis is the Deputy Executive Assistant Director for Emergency Communications within the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). He assumed this duty in April 2018, and leads CISA’s efforts to understand, manage, and reduce risk to the cyber and physical infrastructure, to include national security, emergency preparedness, and public safety emergency communications. These efforts ensure emergency communications, comprising of land mobile radio, broadband, internet-protocol, 9-1-1 networks, priority communication services and more are interoperable, secure, and resilient. Additionally, he is CISA’s Component Requirements Executive (CRE) and representative on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Joint Requirements Council, ensuring agency capabilities mitigate operational gaps and meet mission needs and requirements. He also served as Acting Executive Assistant Director for Emergency Communications from September 2019 to October 2020.

Prior to his current role, Vince served as the first Director of the DHS’ Joint Requirements Council from October 2014 to April 2018. In this position, he connected operational requirements to the capability and acquisition needs for Department’s broad portfolio of homeland security missions, including cybersecurity, infrastructure security, emergency management, law enforcement, immigration, marine safety, air travel security, and border protection. The Joint Requirements Council is charged to improve operational effectiveness and efficiency and inform the department in managing a $140 billion budget.

Vince has dedicated his career to public service, including 30 years in the U.S. Coast Guard. As a senior officer of the Coast Guard Commandant’s command cadre, he led strategy development, budget formulation, operational capabilities, resource management and human resources activities in support of Coast Guard’s nearly 60,000-member workforce and $14 billion operational budget.

A career cutterman, he spent 13 years at sea with four Commanding Officer assignments. As the Commanding Officer of the High Endurance Cutter HAMILTON (WHEC 715) in San Diego, California, he led the U.S. Coast Guard afloat task force command for Operations Unified Response, ensuring an effective international and multi-agency humanitarian response to the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

Vince graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics, and holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from George Mason University.



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