Trajectory Q&A with Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence Stephanie O’Sullivan

Trajectory Q&A with Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence Stephanie O’Sullivan

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 14:24



2016 Issue 2

By Kristin Quinn
Trajectory Magazine

Stephanie O’Sullivan became Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence (PDDNI) in February 2011. As PDDNI, she focuses on the operations of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and manages Intelligence Community (IC) coordination and information sharing.

Before this assignment, O’Sullivan served as the associate deputy director of the CIA since December 2009. Prior to becoming associate deputy director of the CIA, O’Sullivan for four years led the CIA’s Directorate of Science and Technology (DS&T), which is responsible for developing and deploying innovative technology in support of intelligence collection and analysis.

Earlier in her career, O’Sullivan held various management positions with DS&T, where her responsibilities included systems acquisition and research and development in fields ranging from power sources to biotechnology. O’Sullivan joined CIA in 1995 after working for the Office of Naval Intelligence. She met with trajectory in March to discuss the foundational nature of GEOINT, the President’s Daily Brief, new technology, and much more.

Read the full Trajectory Q&A with PDDNI O’Sullivan