Intelligence, Innovation, and Inclusion: A Conversation with Sue Gordon, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence
As PDDNI, Ms. Gordon assists the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) in leading the Intelligence Community (IC) and managing the office of the DNI. She focuses on advancing intelligence integration accross the IC, expanding outreach and partnerships, and driving innovation accross the community. With nearly three decades of experience in the IC, Ms. Gordon has served in a variety of leadership roles spanning numerous intelligence organizations and disciplines.
Ms. Gordon previously served as Deputy Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) from 2015 to 2017. Prior to her assisgnment with NGA, Ms. Gordon spent 27 years at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), rising to senior executive positions in each of the agency's four directorates: operations, analysis, science and technology, and support.
Ms. Gordon holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Zoology (Biomechanics) from Duke University where she was the captain of the Duke women's basketball team.