Press release

MITRE Appoints Vice Presidents for Intelligence Programs and Human Resources

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MITRE announced Charles Clancy as vice president for intelligence
programs, effective July 8, and Gus Bentivegna as the new vice president
of human resources and talent enablement, effective immediately.

“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 Jason
Providakes, MITRE president and CEO. “I’m pleased to welcome
world-renowned security and privacy expert Charles Clancy and talent
executive Gus Bentivegna to our leadership team.”

Clancy is
currently the executive director of the Hume Center for National
Security at Virginia Tech and started his career leading research
programs at the National Security Agency. He is an internationally
recognized expert in wireless security, including 5G, artificial
intelligence, and machine learning, and has led ground-breaking programs
in spectrum security and cryptographic authentication. Clancy is also an
entrepreneur and innovator with over 20 patents and more than 200
academic publications; he has also co-authored five books. Clancy holds
a Ph.D. in computer science from University of Maryland College Park, a
master’s in electrical engineering from University of Illinois
Urbana-Champaign, and a bachelor’s in computer engineering from
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

who joined MITRE in April to enhance the talent experience and total
rewards compensation and benefits programs, will expand his portfolio to
lead the re-engineering of MITRE’s talent planning, recruiting and total
rewards programs to compete more effectively in today’s market.
Bentivegna previously served as a client relationship director, senior
consultant and led the Talent Line of Business for the New England
region at Willis Towers Watson, a global human capital management firm.
Prior to his 18 years at Willis Towers Watson, he was responsible for a
variety of human resources, change management, and communication roles
at Verizon, Citibank, and Nielsen. He holds a master’s in business and
communications from Fordham University and bachelor’s in psychology from
Sacred Heart University.


MITRE’s mission-driven teams are dedicated to solving problems for a
safer world. Through public-private partnerships, as well as the
operation of federally funded R&D centers, we work across government to
tackle challenges to the safety, stability, and well-being of our nation.