Major General Patricia Frost, U.S. Army Retired, is currently the Strategic Cyber Advisor for Partners in Performance America where she manages operational risk in the cyber domain for industry partners, coaches cyber operational readiness for corporate leaders and leads organizational behavioral change to increase cyber resiliency. Patricia’s most recent duty assignment prior to retiring from active duty service in August 2018 was as the first Director of Cyber, Electronic Warfare and Information Operations for the Department of the Army. There she led the Army’s development of strategy, policy, and resourcing for these critical disciplines. In this capacity, she also led the Army’s efforts to cyber harden its most critical weapons systems; built an operational cyber resiliency program for the Army’s installations as the internet of things continues to evolve, and led the planning and development of the U.S. Department of Defense Persistent Cyber Training Environment. Patricia has served in staff, leadership and command positions from the platoon to two-star level. Her service includes deployments as a senior intelligence officer during Operation Enduring Freedom – Afghanistan (2002-03) and the Philippines (2004-05).  She commanded a battalion during Operation Iraqi Freedom in Iraq (2006-08). Patricia’s service at the tactical level as a Military Intelligence Officer includes Light, Mechanized, and Airborne units in the U.S., Europe, the Indo-Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East. Her service at the strategic level includes the National Security Agency, Department of the Army Staff, a Combatant Command and an Army Service Component Command in the Pacific, and Major Army Command with Intelligence and Security.