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Leslie Weinstein

Department of Defense


Last updated: Jul 31, 2019

Leslie Weinstein is an Army Reserve Officer and a Cyber Policy Consultant for the Department of Defense. Leslie has served on active duty as the Executive Administrative Assistant to the Commanding General of the 101st Airborne Division in Afghanistan, the Deputy Officer in Charge of a Defense Intelligence Agency directorate, the Cyber Requirements Program Manager for the first iteration of the largest reserve component mobilization in support of full-time U.S. Cyber Command operations, and most recently as the Army Cyber Command Liaison Officer to the Pentagon. As a consultant, Leslie has supported the U.S. Air Force A2, the DoD Chief Information Officer, and the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment. Leslie has a B.S. in Management of Information Systems, a M.S. in Strategic Intelligence from the National Intelligence University, and is currently pursuing an Executive MBA at Cornell University.

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