RADM Hugh Wyman Howard, USN, is a fourth generation Naval Officer and a 1990 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He is a SEAL officer who commands Naval Special Warfare Command. He has commanded at all levels of Special Operations, including service as commanding officer of Naval Special Warfare Development Group. He holds several Masters degrees, plus a Professional Certificate in Artificial Intelligence and Business Strategy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and is an Eagle Scout.