In November, the Hawaii Chapter welcomed Mr. Randy Cieslak, CIO, USPACOM, who spoke on “Shaping Cyberspace for Our Advantage.” He provided insights on how to describe, define and manage cyberspace to maximize its effectiveness and minimize risk. Mr. Cieslak is AFCEA’s Benjamin H. Oliver Gold Medal for Engineering and Lt. Gen James M. Rockwell Domestic “AFCEAN of the Year” award recipient for 2013.
Larry Osborne, Dreamhammer Sr. VP and COO, was recognized for his work as the chapter’s VP of Publicity in 2011. Craig Horiuchi of Wakelight, and represented by Wakelight’s CEO, Joy Hess, was honored as our Executive of the Month. AFCEAN of the Month was Jake Ross, USPACOM CND Section Chief. MAJ Joseph Watson, Commander, USAF Detachment 3, 690th NSS was recognized as our Young AFCEAN of the Month. Congratulations and thanks to all our awardees for inspiring us with their outstanding service to our community.