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Dana Madsen

Dana Madsen

National Intelligence Manager for Cyber, ODNI

Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center

Dana Madsen has served as the National Intelligence Manager for Cyber at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence since September 2022. In this role, Mr. Madsen drives the integration of cyber collection and analysis; shapes the alignment of resources to cyber mission through the Intelligence Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution System; and support the Director of National Intelligence in her role as the principal advisor to the President on intelligence matters.
Mr. Madsen brings extensive experience in leading and managing cyber and counterintelligence programs of increasing complexity. He has implemented new missions, driven change, and worked across IC and agency business lines. He has a deep understanding of cyber-related geopolitical, technical, and policy issues, informed by over 25 years of US government and military cyber experience gained in a spectrum of contexts.
Mr. Madsen previously led a cyber threat program at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) that integrated multi-disciplinary expertise to provide strategic warning and opportunity analysis of the global cyber threat landscape. From 2012-2014, he served as the deputy chief of a National Clandestine Service program, where he refocused and revitalized a program that had been lagging in relevance. As the deputy chief of a CIA cyber threat program from 2009-2012, he established a program from scratch during a period of high policy and consumer interest. In 2006, Mr. Madsen was accepted into CIA’s Senior Analytic Service, which is CIA’s expert track for analysts.
Mr. Madsen joined the IC in 2000 as a cyber threat analyst, following five years of service in the US Air Force. He earned a Doctor of Philosophy in from Cornell University, a Master of Science from Stanford University, and a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University, each in electrical engineering. He lives in Arlington with his wife and two dogs.

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