James O. Ellis, Jr.
Retired President and Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Nuclear Power Operations
Director since November 2004
Retired U.S. Navy Admiral, Mr. Ellis has served as an Annenberg Distinguished Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University since 2014. Previously, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations from May 2005 until his retirement in May 2012. Mr. Ellis retired from active duty in July 2004 after serving as Admiral and Commander, United States Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska from October 2002 to July 2004; Commander in Chief, United States Strategic Command from November 2001 to September 2002; Commander in Chief, United States Naval Forces, Europe and Commander in Chief, Allied Forces from October 1998 to September 2000; Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Plans, Policy and Operations) from November 1996 to September 1998. He formerly served as a director of Inmarsat plc from June 2005 to March 2014 and on the Board of Directors of Level 3 Communications, Inc from March 2005 to November 2017. In February 2013, Mr. Ellis was elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Mr. Ellis also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Dominion Energy, Inc.Board of Directors