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Mr. Glenn Gaffney
Mr. Glenn Gaffney
Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Collection
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
In January 2008, Glenn A. Gaffney was appointed as Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Collection.
In this role, Mr. Gaffney
works on behalf of the Director of National Intelligence to coordinate and integrate the collection efforts of the 16 intelligence agencies and ensures that the DNI priorities are appropriately reflected in future planning and systems acquisition decisions.
Mr. Gaffney recently served as the Deputy Director for Science and Technology.
In 1996, the DS&T and DO established the Clandestine Information Technology Office the predecessor to today's IOC.
was part of a team which laid the foundation for this new office and established its targeting program for DO Information Operations.
After joining the DS&T in 1997, Mr. Gaffney served CITO and IOC as Chief/Targeting and Analysis, Deputy Chief/Programs, Policy, and Resources, and then Chief/Computer Operations.
He was appointed Deputy Chief/IOC in October 2002 and Chief/IOC in November 2005.
Mr. Gaffney began his career with the CIA in 1986 as a technical analyst in the Directorate of Intelligence (DI) responsible for the analysis of Soviet space systems and space launch vehicles.
experience in this area led to a position as a senior analyst in the former Office of Scientific and Weapons Research
was increasingly involved in supporting the Directorate of Science and Technology (DS&T) and the Directorate of Operations (DO) in designing and conducting clandestine technical collection operations to address critical technical intelligence gaps.
also led and participated in a number of DI technical research projects focused on developing and evaluating new collection techniques and approaches in support of the DS&T
and the National Reconnaissance Office.
Mr. Gaffney served two tours as a branch chief in the DI.
led a team responsible for technical analysis and intelligence production on foreign abilities to conduct air warfare against the US.
During his second assignment, Mr. Gaffney established the CIA's first analytic team dedicated to assessing foreign Information Warfare threats to the US and providing technical targeting support to DO and US military Information Operations efforts.
Mr. Gaffney was born and raised in New Jersey.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1986 in Engineering Science with a specialty focus in astrophysics from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.