Rob Cochran Cyber Investigations Supervisor, Federal Bureau of Investigation
SSA Robert R. Cochran began his Bureau career in 2002, assigned to Jacksonville Field Office, Pensacola Resident Agency. While in Pensacola, SSA Cochran worked all classifications of federal crimes, and was the lead FBI Cyber investigator for the Florida Panhandle. During his time in Florida, SSA Cochran served as a member of the FBI Jacksonville’s SWAT team, and was the FBI Coordinator of the Panhandle InfraGard Chapter.
In 2009, SSA Cochran was promoted and assigned to FBIHQ in Washington, D.C. at the Cyber Criminal Section of the FBI’s Cyber Division. SSA Cochran worked as a Program Manager over numerous FBI Field Offices and was the primary coordinator of the Cyber Division’s Romanian Threat Focus Cell, which focused heavily on cyber crime and money laundering emanating out of Romania and Easter Europe. In 2010, SSA Cochran became the Cyber Division’s first liaison to the International Organized Crime Intelligence and Operations Center (IOC-2), a Department of Justice led, multi-agency, national level task force directed at disrupting and dismantling transnational organized criminal enterprises.
In August 2012, SSA Cochran reported to Norfolk as the Supervisor of the Cyber Squad.
Prior to the FBI, SSA Cochran served in the United States Army as an Infantry Officer. He is a 1993 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY. SSA Cochran is married and has two children.