Raymond J. Curts, Ph.D.  Senior Member of the DNI CIO Director’s Strategic Planning Group

Raymond J. Curts, Ph.D.

Senior Member of the DNI CIO Director’s Strategic Planning Group

  • Ph.D., Information Technology
  • M.A., Management and Business Administration
  • B.S., Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

Dr. Raymond J. Curts, CDR, USN, (Ret.) is currently employed as a consultant by a variety of defense contractors. His last full-time employment was with ENX Group, Inc. supporting ASW Mission Capability Architecture and ASW Data Model development for PEO IWS.  Prior to that, he supported the Director of National Intelligence Chief Information Officer (DNI CIO) as a senior member of the Director’s Strategic Planning Group while employed by Science Applications International (SAIC).  Earlier, he worked for CommIT Enterprise, Inc. as the Director of Information Technology and Senior Scientist assisting in the development of Enterprise Command & Control (EC2) policy, processes, procedures and assessment methodologies through support to the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks, and Information Integration (ASD(NII)), Office of the Director of C2 Policy.

Since retiring, Dr. Curts has worked in support of numerous DNI, DoS and DoD programs as a defense contractor and has conducted a variety of studies in the areas of Ontologies, Command and Control, C4ISR, Enterprise Architectures, Interoperability, and Information Assurance. He was a primary contributor to the Navy’s Information Warfare Master Plan & Acquisition Strategy and was responsible for a complete re-write of the U.S. State Department’s Information Assurance Policies and Procedures.  He is also involved in standards making and investigative bodies associated with IEEE, NDIA, CCRP, ITAA, NIAP, AFCEA, and AOC among others.

Professional Experience

  • Adjunct, Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), 2014 – Present
  • Independent Consultant, 2009 – Present
  • Director, Enterprise Architectures, ENX Group, Inc., 2007 – 2009
  • Senior Member of the DNI CIO’s Director’s Strategic Planning Group, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), 2006 – 2007
  • Director of Information Technology and Senior Scientist, CommIT Enterprises, Inc., 2003 – 2006
  • Senior Systems Manager, Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), 2002 – 2003
  • Adjunct Professor, George Mason University (GMU), 1999 – Present
  • Professorial Lecturer, George Washington University (GWU), 1997 – 2003
  • Executive Director and Senior Policy Analyst, ManTech International Corporation (MIC), 1999 – 2001
  • Senior Research Consultant, CNA Corporation (CNAC), 1999 – 2000
  • Senior Systems Engineer, Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), 1992 – 1993
  • Naval Aviator, U.S. Navy, 1970 – 1992

Education & Professional Certifications

  • Ph.D., Information Technology, George Mason University, 1994
  • M.A., Management and Business Administration, Webster University, 1977
  • B.S., Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, University of Illinois, 1970

Scholarly Activity

  • “Cybersecurity Requires a Clear Systems Engineering Approach as a Basis for Its Cyberstrategy,” with Douglas E. Campbell. In Cybersecurity Policies and Strategies for Cyberwarfare Prevention, Advances in Information Security, Privacy, and Ethics (AISPE) Book Series. Nantes, France: University of Nantes, 2015.
  • Multiple classified documents for the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community (IC) between 2007 and present.
  • Anti-Submarine Warfare Architecture: DoDAF Views and Related Documentation. Fairfax, VA: ENX Group, Inc., June 2009.
  • Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Mission Package 3 System Performance Document (SPD). Principal author. Crystal City, VA: Strategic Insight, Inc., December 2008.
  • Building a Global Information Assurance Program. With Douglas E. Campbell, Ph.D., New York, NY: Auerbach Press, 2002.