THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES C. MICHAEL ARMSTRONG AS A MEMBER OF THE PRESIDENT'S NATIONAL SECURITY TELECOMMUNICATIONS ADVISORY BOARD
President Clinton today announced his intent to appoint C. Michael Armstrong as a member of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee.
Mr. Armstrong was appointed Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T in November of 1997. Mr. Armstrong was previously at Hughes Electronics, where he had been Chairman and CEO for six years. Prior to his tenure at Hughes Electronics, Mr. Armstrong was with IBM for more than three decades. Mr. Armstrong began as a systems engineer and ended as Chairman of the Board of IBM World Trade Corporation.
Mr. Armstrong received his B.S. in Business and Economics from Miami University of Ohio and completed the advanced management curriculum at Dartmouth Institute. He was awarded an honorary Doctor of Law degree from Pepperdine University.
The President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) provides the President with technical information and advice on national security telecommunications policy.