Hon. Mike J. Rogers

David Abshire Chair, Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress

Mike Rogers is a former member of Congress representing Michigan's Eighth Congressional District, and previously served as an officer in the U.S. Army and FBI special agent. 

While in Congress Mr. Rogers chaired the powerful House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) where he authorized and oversaw a budget of $70 billion that funded the nation's 17 intelligence agencies. 

He currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board at the MITRE Corporation, and as a Director at leading companies including CyberSponse, IAP, and 4IQ. He is currently investing in and helping build companies that are developing solutions for healthcare, energy efficiency and communications challenges. 

Mr. Rogers is a Senior Fellow at Harvard University and a member of the Board of Trustees and the David Abshire Chair at the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, where he directs the Center’s national security programs. Mr. Rogers is a regular public speaker on global affairs, cybersecurity, and leadership. 

He also serves as a regular national security commentator on CNN and hosted the channel’s documentary-style original series Declassified, which offered viewers insights into America’s spy stories. Mr. Rogers is a 1985 graduate of Adrian College. He is married to Kristi Rogers and has two children.