Paul Becker, Rear Admiral, USN (Ret)
Paul Becker is a senior executive with a unique combination of business, military and leadership experience. He’s successfully developed and implemented Risk Management, Compliance, Oversight, Strategic Growth and Talent Development plans for diverse international teams. Following a career as an Intelligence Officer with service in peace, crisis and combat zones, he founded a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) in 2016. The Becker T3 Group focuses on risk management, business intelligence, innovation and improving organizational performance. Paul holds a TS/SCI clearance and has an outstanding network of national security leaders. In 2016-17, Paul led the Presidential Transition’s Intelligence Community Landing Team which provided policy input, strategic guidance and operational counsel to a new administration.
Specific military service includes; Director of Intelligence for the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the Pentagon, the U.S. Pacific Command in Hawaii, the International Security Assistance Force Joint Command in Afghanistan, Naval Forces Central Command in Bahrain, the Commanding Officer of the Department of Defense’s largest Joint Intelligence Operations Center in Tampa and an Assistant Naval Attaché to France.
He’s successfully managed multi-million dollar budgets, led large, high performance teams through critical startups, organizational restructuring and fast track growth. Paul is a Board Member with the U.S. Naval Academy’s Jewish Chapel and is on the Board of Advisors for The Intelligence Community Inc., the Cyber Security Forum Initiative, Image Insight Inc, and Beam Renewable Energy. He is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Naval Analyses and is an Adjunct Leadership Professor at the U.S. Naval Academy. Paul is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, the National Defense Industrial Association and the Council on Foreign Relations. He holds an MPA from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and a BS from the U.S. Naval Academy. A dynamic public speaker and author, his articles and presentations have been widely published.
Rear Admiral Becker is the recipient of the National Intelligence Community and Department of Defense’s Distinguished Service Medals, and the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. The Naval Intelligence Community recognized RADM Becker in 2016 by establishing the “Teamwork, Tone, Tenacity” leadership award in his honor.