Michael Keegan - Host, The Business of Government Hour and Managing Editor, The Business of Government Magazine
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- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- The Big Data Dilemma
- Carrying On with Continuity of Operations
- Connected Government
- Constituent Servicing
- Continuous Monitoring: Tools and Techniques for Trustworthy Government IT
- The Cyber Imperative
- Cyber Solutions for 2013 and Beyond
- The Data Privacy Imperative: Safeguarding Sensitive Data
- Expert Voices
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal IT Challenge
- Federal Tech Talk
- Mission-critical Apps in the Cloud
- The Modern Federal Threat Landscape
- The Path from Legacy Systems
- The Real Deal on Digital Government
- The Reality of Continuous Monitoring... Is Your Agency Secure?
- Veterans in Private Sector: Making the Transition
Shows & Panels
The Business of Government Radio Hour, hosted by Michael J. Keegan, features a conversation with a federal executive who is changing the way government does business. The executives discuss their careers and the management challenges facing their organizations. Guests include administrators, chief financial officers, chief information officers, chief operating officers, commissioners, controllers, directors, and undersecretaries.
Overseeing the CBP's Office of Field Operations
As Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Mr. McAleenan was particularly involved in the development of CBP's Advanced Air Cargo Screening (ACAS) program, the development of CBP's new trade agenda, and efforts to optimize management of resources though business process transformation and modeling. Prior to assuming these two positions with CBP Field Operations, Mr. McAleenan served in several leadership capacities at CBP and the former U.S. Customs Service. In the aftermath of September 11th, Mr. McAleenan played an integral role in the development and implementation of CBP's antiterrorism strategy. In August 2003, Mr. McAleenan was named Director, Office of Anti-Terrorism, where he was responsible for ensuring that CBP maximized its antiterrorism efforts with regard to CBP's border security mission, and within the Federal law enforcement community, national intelligence community, and homeland security structure. There he coordinated the establishment of CBP-wide antiterrorism policy directives, including procedures for responding to encounters with potential terrorists seeking to enter the United States, and protocols for resolving radiation detection alarms, as well as the development of CBP's incident management and operations coordination capabilities.
From 2006 to 2008, Mr. McAleenan served as the Area Port Director, Los Angeles International Airport where he managed more than 1,000 employees and directed CBP's border security operations at LAX and 17 other airport facilities that screened 9 million passengers and over 1.5 million cargo shipments annually. Mr. McAleenan received a Service to America Medal, Call to Service Award, in 2005 and was selected as a member of the Senior Executive Service in 2006. Prior to his government service, McAleenan practiced law in California. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Chicago Law School after earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree, cum laude, from Amherst College.