Major General Vincent Coglianese retired from the U.S. Marine Corps after 36 years of distinguished service. Prior to retiring, Major General Coglianese was appointed as Commanding General of Marine Corps Installations Command (MCICOM), overseeing a Pentagon-based organization with 24 bases and stations around the world. He held authority for the safety and security of 33,000+ military and civilian personnel, 2.4M acres of land, and $73B+ in real property all serving 550,000 Marines, civilians, and their families. During his two-year tenure, Major General Coglianese built a “digital fortress,” reliable Smart grids, and renewable energy by using Smart City technology.

Major General Coglianese has extensive experience across the Department of Defense as well as the Marine Corps through his additional leadership roles as Marine Corps Inspector General; the Deputy Director for Operations, J-3; the Joint Staff Commanding General of Marine Corps Installations West – Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton; Commanding General, 1st Marine Logistics Group; and Assistant Deputy Commandant, Installations and Logistics. Major General Coglianese’s credentials include a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the United States Naval War College and a Bachelor of Arts in Social Public Environmental Affairs from Indiana University. He attended Penn State University as a Senior Marine Fellow in the Supply Chain and Information Systems Program. He brings the knowledge, experience, and expertise required to establish operational excellence, bolster global security initiatives, and transform organizations.