Dr. Kevin Odom

Chief, ISR Cyber Systems Division

Dr. Kevin Odom

Dr. Kevin Odom is member of the Intelligence Directorate of Communications, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. ACC Intelligence Cyber mission provides full-spectrum decision advantage to warfighters and national leaders through globally integrated intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, electronic attack, information operations, and strategic command and control. Dr. Odom directs information technology operations to optimally support Air Force intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and cryptologic operational and strategic mission areas. He ensures that information technology capabilities, architecture, and security initiatives are consistent with current planning guidance and are contained within approved technical and systems architecture standards.  He also leads the AF ISR cybersecurity organizations that conducts assessments of enterprise network operations infrastructure ensuring core infrastructure, mission critical data, and applications are available to warfighters.

Dr. Odom enlisted in the Air Force in December 1982 and earned his commission in December 1989 through the Airman Education and Commissioning Program and Officer Training School. As a communications and information officer, he held a variety of positions including communications squadron commander, director of communications, and systems analyst/programmer.  He earned his Doctorate from Georgia State University, GA.  He retired from active duty in January 2003.

EDUCATION:

1987    Bachelor of Arts Degree, Saint Leo College, FL

1988    Master of Business Administration in Information Systems, Golden Gate University, CA

2011    Master of Science in Computer Information Systems, Boston University, Boston, MA

2014    Doctorate, Georgia State University, GA

CAREER CHRONOLOGY:

  1. 2002 – 2007, Chief, AF Service Certifying Organization, Air Force Command and Control Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Center, Lackland AFB, TX
  2. 2007 – 2010, Chief, Security Operations Division, Headquarters Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Agency, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas
  3. 2010 – 2015, Chief, Network Operations Division, Headquarters Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Agency, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas
  4. 2015 – Present, Chief, ISR Cyber Systems Division, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas

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