Clancy currently serves as the executive director of the Hume Center for National Security at Virginia Tech, and will assume his new position July 8. He began his career leading research programs at the National Security Agency, and has since been recognized for his knowledge in wireless security, 5G, artificial intelligence, machine learning, spectrum security and cryptographic authentication.
As an entrepreneur and innovator, Clancy also holds more than 20 patents and 200 academic publications and has co-authored give books.
Bentivegna joined MITRE in April and his new role goes into effect immediately. As VP of HR, Bentivegna is responsible for overseeing talent experience, total rewards compensation and benefits programs, and for re-engineering the company’s talent planning, recruiting and rewards programs.
He joined MITRE from global human capital management firm Willis Towers Watson, where he spent 18 years and served as client relationship director, senior consultant and lead of the Talent line of business for the New England region.
Bentivegna has also held HR, change management and communication positions at Verizon, Citibank and Neilsen.
According to Jason Providakes, MITRE president and CEO, the leadership team additions are needed as the government and its partnerships grow.
“As MITRE continues to grow our government sponsor and partnerships and deliver innovative solutions to our nation’s toughest challenges, we must also focus on enhancing and recruiting top talent,” said Providakes. “I’m pleased to welcome world-renowned security and privacy expert Charles Clancy and talent executive Gus Bentivegna to our leadership team.”