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Robert David Steele

Robert David Steele, American computer company executive. Achievements include catalyst for open source intelligence revolution; catalyst for global intelligence reform. Named one of Heroes Creating Future, Microtimes, 1994, 1996; named to Yr, in Computers, 2000.


  • Steele, Robert David was born on July 16, 1952 in Baldwin, New York, United States. Son of David Joseph and Edith Vivas Steele.

  • Education

    • AB, Muhlenberg College, 1974. Master of Arts, Lehigh University, 1976. Master of Public Administration, University Oklahoma, 1987.

      Diploma, Naval War College, 1990.


    • Operations officer Central Intelligence Agency, 1979—1988. Manager United States Marine Corps, Washington, 1988—1993. Chief Executive Officer Office of Strategic Services.net, Oakton, Virginia, since 1993.

      Major United States Marine Corps, 1974-1994.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include catalyst for open source intelligence revolution. Catalyst for global intelligence reform.



    Racquetball, sculpting.


    • Married Debra Acker, 1982 (divorced 1986). Married Kathy Lynette Jones, August 15, 1988. Children: Patrick James, Matthew Brian, Sean Joseph.
    • father: David Joseph
    • mother: Edith Vivas Steele
    • spouses: Debra Acker
    • Kathy Lynette Jones
    • children: Patrick James Steele
    • Matthew Brian Steele
    • Sean Joseph Steele
    Robert David Steele
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    Born July 16, 1952
    (age 65)
    • 1974
      Muhlenberg College
    • 1976
      Lehigh University
    • 1987
      University Oklahoma
    • 1990
      Naval War College
    • 1979 - 1988
      Operations officer, Central Intelligence Agency
    • 1988 - 1993
      manager, United States Marine Corps
      Washington, United States
    • 1993
      Chief Executive Officer, Office of Strategic Services.net
      Oakton, Virginia, United States