Jeremy Rodgers

Biography



Jeremy Rodgers was elected to a three-year term on the Boca Raton City Council in 2015.  A values-driven innovator and leader, he has 15 years experience working for a top technology company, is an Officer in the United States Navy Reserve, and is a proud husband and father of four in the beautiful city of Boca Raton.

Education & Professional Experience


Jeremy moved to South Florida in 1997 to attend Florida Atlantic University, where he received both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Engineering, with a Minor in Business. He did this while working full-time for IBM, where he is still employed today. Jeremy has worked in IBM Software Group, IBM Learning, and currently works in IBM CIOLab (Security Innovations) under the IBM Office of the CIO, where he leads technical teams to focus on next generation Computer Security challenges. Jeremy has been published academically in an IEEE journal (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) for his work in Computer Security and Data Visualization and has several patents filed through IBM. 
  
Jeremy was selected to be an officer in the U.S. navy Reserve in 2010 and is an active Information Warfare Officer in the Reserve component. He has attended Direct Commission Officers Indoctrination Course at United States Navy Officer Training Command (Newport, Rhode Island) as well as Information Warfare Basic Course at Corry Station Naval Technical Training Center (Pensacola, FL). He is currently a Department Head and the Command Fitness Leader for Naval Reserve Navy Information Operation Command Georgia-Orlando (Orlando, FL). Jeremy has been awarded the The Global War on Terrorism Service Medal (GWOTSM) and has qualified at the highest level, Expert, in both Pistol and Rifle.

Family & Community Involvement


Jeremy and his, wife, Mandy, were married in 2005 and have four children. The Rodgers family attends Spanish River Church where they are actively involved. Jeremy is an active member of the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, where he has served on the Government Affairs and Economic Development committees. He has coached and volunteered at Florida Atlantic University engineering events, is currently coaching Upward Basketball at SRC, serves as the Chapter Advisor to a Greek organization on the Florida Atlantic University campus, and volunteers with the Boca Raton NJROTC program where he is a CPO (Cadet Parent Organization) member.