In January 2017, Mr. Glenney became the Founding Director, Institute for Future Warfare Studies (IFWS) at the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, RI, and in July 2017 transitioned to Research Professor of IFWS. IFWS serves as the focal point for NWC actions to support identifying and defining warfare trends for the future Navy force. From December 1998 to December 2016, Mr. Glenney was the Deputy Director of the CNO's Strategic Studies Group, guiding the group in the study of strategy and the development of innovative naval warfare concepts. Mr. Glenney has been involved in naval innovation drawing on the experience of the CNO SSG.