Mr. Kernan currently serves as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for SAP National Security Services, where his responsibilities include leveraging commercially developed SAP and other software technologies in support of missions related to national security. Additionally, Mr. Kernan serves as the chairman of NS2 Serves, a veteran training and employment program, and serves on the Board of Directors for both the National Navy Seal Museum and The Mission Continues. Previously, Mr. Kernan served in the U.S. Navy, first as a Surface Warfare Officer and then as a Naval Special Warfare/SEAL Officer. Mr. Kernan served as the Commander of Naval Special Warfare Command, the Commander of U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. Fourth Fleet, the Senior Military Assistant to former Defense Secretary Robert Gates and the Deputy Commander of U.S. Southern Command. Mr. Kernan is a retired U.S. Navy Vice Admiral, and a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and the National Defense University.