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Paul D. Mullins
167 McGregor Circle ▪ Richmond Hill, GA 31324
Cell: (912) 312-6621 ▪ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ▪ www.linkedin.com/in/pdmullin
Senior Cyber Operations Leader and Project Manager with TS/SCI
Summary of Skills
A highly skilled, results-oriented, and innovative Cyber Operations professional with over 29 years of experience in
Army, Joint, Special Operations Forces, Interagency and Coalition environments. Expertise in creating and managing
cutting edge Cyber Operations in DoD and advising senior executives in the development, implementation, and daily
management of Cyber Operations. Excelled at a SECDEF Special Program Office as a Project Manager and Requirements
Officer identifying complex COCOM JCIDS requirements and finding time-sensitive practical solutions while frequently
operating in an environment of high ambiguity. Superior qualifications in team facilitation, coaching, training, customer
relationship management, project management, development and implementation of large, complex global projects.
Proven leadership in customer relations, development of colleagues/ subordinates, and demonstrated track record
solving complex problems and leading teams to success on time and under budget.
New Business Development
Senior Cyber Advisor
Policy Creation & Execution
Planning & Development
Research & Development
Software Functionality Validation
Served as the Senior Offensive Cyber Advisor to the 4-star Combatant Commander of European Command.
Ensured 0% downtime (due to infections) of our networks (1000+ computers over 4 networks) during this period
that included managing the implementation of Operation BUCKSHOT YANKEE, the CYBERCOM response to a USB
vulnerability posed by agent.btz to our networks that infected many DoD computers.
Managed the migration and personally redesigned the Microsoft SharePoint Portal from MOSS 2003 to 2007 on
the unit's primary network, resulting in enhanced awareness and access to critical data across the unit.
Developed a staffing system that resulted in 22% less personnel and 72% less time required to staff actions for
over 500 personnel greatly enhancing the organization's ability to focus on critical operations and training.
Worked extensively with NSA and the Joint Forces Component Command – Network Warfare (JFCC-NW,
currently CYBERCOM) to develop OCO and intelligence support to meet COCOM JCIDS requirements.
Created the European theater DCO and CND program that resulted in a 723% increase in Information Assurance
Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) compliance throughout theater.
Served as an adjunct faculty member for the Information Operations Career Course, developing the first Cyber
Operations curriculum, annually teaching up to 80 new IO Officers to plan, coordinate, and execute Cyber.
Program & Project Management
Developed a proposal for a high-risk quick reaction $10M project so successful a year later it became a program
of record funded at $97M increasing the organizational budget 204%.
Developed in coordination with Combatant Commands and Tier 1 SOF their Information and Cyber Operations
JCIDS requirements resulting in 94 successful projects providing offensive operational support.
Traveled frequently to customer sites to integrate into their planning, identify requirements at the earliest
opportunity, and provide the best possible customer support.
Created the European Theater Army Operations Security (OPSEC) Program so successful, it was declared the
standard for emulation throughout the Army.
Developed over 40 background papers and briefings for my executive-level Director preparing him to
successfully justify requirements during Congressional Testimony, SECDEF briefings, Joint Requirements
Oversight Council (JROC) and Programming, Planning, Budget and Execution (PPBE) meetings.
Provided Offensive and Defensive Cyber Operations (OCO & DCO) planning support to over 30 numbered plans
and named operations.
Developed detailed OCO and DCO supporting plans for more than 8 numbered plans and named operations.
Developed and submitted over 42 (1400% more than other COCOMs) CYBERCOM Cyber Effects Requests (CERFs)
in support of OCO and DCO supporting 5 USEUCOM named operations/plans.
Reestablished European Command’s (EUCOM) target development capability resulting in the development of
over 300 deliberate targets, the first in more than 12 years.
Developed USEUCOM’s Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) operational cyber
requirements and justified the requirements in the PPBE and JROC.
In support of the Total Army Analysis, conducted analysis, developed and recommended the approved solution
for Information Operations staffs at the Division level Army-wide.
Conducted analysis and extensively worked on Joint Staff Publication 3-12 (Cyber Operations) to the degree that
the Joint Staff and CYBERCOM adopted my draft as the starting point for all of DoD to work from.
Instrumental in writing the mission, tasks, organization, and personnel requirements in coordination with the
Joint Staff and CYBERCOM to stand up Joint Cyber Centers across DoD.
Conducted multiple trips to CYBERCOM, the Service Cyber Centers, and NSA to become familiar with their staff
and processes for conducting Cyber Operations in compliance with PPD-20 and DoD 8570 series.
Provided critical Cyber and Electronic Warfare Support to 2 different special mission units in a Joint, Coalition,
and Interagency environment.
Successfully tested the USEUCOM Joint Cyber Center construct during a robust Joint Exercise resulting in Cyber
Operations serving as the main effort and the only operations authorized for execution upon conclusion.
Developed a new business-to-business relationship resulting in a 200% increase in critical personnel with special
technical skills that resulted in a significant increase in successfully executed operations.
Led one of the Army’s most requested air-ground teams providing armed support within 200 meters of troops in
contact. High standards resulted in over 66% of the pilots qualifying to special mission units.
Excelled in 4 Assistant Operations Officer positions, three included National Training Center rotations where I
planned aerial gunneries and conducted combined arms operations for UH-60/AH-64/OH-58D/CH-47 aircraft.
Planned, coordinated and executed multiple HELLFIRE, M2 Browning .50 Cal and 2.75” folding fin aerial rocket
U.S. Army, (April 1986 – Present)
Infantry Division, Assistant Chief of Staff, Information Operations (May 2013 – Present)
European Command Joint Cyber Center, Chief, Offensive Cyber Operations (August 2011 – May 2013)
Instructor/Writer U.S. Army Command & General Staff College (July 2010 – August 2011)
Special Operations Forces Information Operations Officer (September 2007 – July 2010)
Office of the SECDEF Project Manager and Requirements Officer (December 2003 – September 2007)
United States Army in Europe (USAREUR) Information Operations Officer (January 2001 – December 2003)
82d Airborne Division, 1-17 Cavalry, B Troop, Commander (April 1999 – January 2001)
Webster University, St. Louis, MO
Master of Arts, Information Technology
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Bachelor of Arts, Physical Geography (GIS)
Certificate of Completion, Cisco CCNA Boot Camp
Certificate of Completion, Project Management
Joint IO Staff Officer Course
Joint Targeting School
Department of the Army OPSEC Course
Interagency OPSEC Course
Telecommunications as a Target 1 & 2