Robert L. Prestel

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Robert L. Prestel
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Deputy Director of the NSA
In office
29 July 1990 – 1 February 1994
Preceded byGerald R. Young
Succeeded byWilliam P. Crowell
Personal details
BornRobert Leo Prestel
(1936-02-11) February 11, 1936 (age 78)
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
ResidenceMaryland
Professionintelligence and security consultant, intelligence official, former mathematics professor
 
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Robert L. Prestel
PrestelPortrait.jpg
Deputy Director of the NSA
In office
29 July 1990 – 1 February 1994
Preceded byGerald R. Young
Succeeded byWilliam P. Crowell
Personal details
BornRobert Leo Prestel
(1936-02-11) February 11, 1936 (age 78)
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
ResidenceMaryland
Professionintelligence and security consultant, intelligence official, former mathematics professor

Robert Leo Prestel (born February 11, 1936) is an American intelligence official and mathematician [1] who was Deputy Director of the National Security Agency from 1990 to 1994, during which time he was the highest ranking civilian in the agency.[2] Prestel joined the NSA in 1962 and held many positions prior to being appointed as deputy director, including Director of Education and Training from Deputy Director for Research and Engineering.[3] Among other positions Prestel has served in include trustee for the Institute for Defense Analyses and on the Board of Directors of WJ Communications.[3] He currently serves as trustee emeritus of Institute for Defense Analyses.[3]

Awards Prestel has received for his service to the intelligence community include the President's Distinguished Executive Award in 1988; the Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award in 1988; and the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal in 1991.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American Men of Science – Google Books". Books.google.ca. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  2. ^ "Washington Monitor's Federal Yellow Book – Google Books". Books.google.ca. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  3. ^ a b c d Robert L. Prestel. "Robert Prestel: Executive Profile & Biography – Businessweek". Investing.businessweek.com. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
Preceded by
Gerald R. Young
Deputy Director of the National Security Agency
1990–1994
Succeeded by
William P. Crowell