Matt Griffin

Director Rochefort Group
Cmdr., U.S. Navy, Retired
Matt Griffin faculty photo


Professor Griffin joined the faculty after a career in the Navy as a Cryptologist during which he served in a variety of operational and staff assignments. He earned qualifications as an information warfare officer, surface warfare officer and a joint qualified officer. He graduated from the Naval War College with distinction. An associate professor in the College of Maritime Operational Warfare, he provides operational level education and assistance to fleet commanders and their staffs. He is also the director of the Rochefort Group whose focus is to ingrain Information Warfare (IW) into the CMOW curriculum, support the fleets with IW expertise and partner with the IW Community.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Cyber Warfare
  • Electronic Warfare
  • Information Operations
  • Intel
  • Military Planning
  • Operational Warfare

Professional Highlights


Military Faculty

Co-founded an advanced warfighting group to address the technological advances in warfare, multi-domain complexity, and changes in threat profiles facing the U.S. Navy.

Assist and Assess Team

Served as the Information Warfare expert on the Navy's training team that trained, assessed, and certified Maritime Operations Centers in fleet headquarters.

Director Fellow, CNO SSG XXXI

Generated innovative concepts for the Navy to employ in the complex electromagnetic environment. Outlined the challenges, opportunities, and revolutionary advantages of using Electromagnetic Maneuver Warfare as a primary means of warfighting by 2025 for the CNO.


M.A., U.S. Naval War College, National Security and Strategic Studies

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