Chris Inglis

Cybersecurity Advisory Committee Member

Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency

Mr. Chris Inglis last served as the National Cyber Director within the Executive Office of the President. He was confirmed by Congress in June 221.

In this role he served as the President’s senior advisor for cyber issues and lead the implementation of national cyber policy and strategy. He retired from the Department of Defense in January 214 after 41 years of federal service, including 28 years at the National Security Agency (NSA) and 7.5 years as its Deputy Director.

Mr. Inglis began his career at NSA as a computer scientist followed by tours in information assurance, policy, time-sensitive operations, and signals intelligence organizations. His military career includes over 3 years of service in the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard, retiring as Brigadier General in 26. Mr. Inglis holds the rating of Command Pilot. During his military service, he commanded units at the squadron, group, and joint force headquarters levels.

After retirement from federal service, Mr. Inglis continued to serve in a variety of national security positions, including as a U.S. Naval Academy Looker Distinguished Visiting Professor for Cyber Studies, service as a special government employee on the Defense Science Board and advisory boards in support of US Strategic Command, the National Intelligence University, the Director of National Intelligence, and as a commissioner on the U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission. His private sector experience includes service on several public boards and as a managing director at Paladin Capital.