Former Associate Deputy Director for Science and Technology
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Mr. Douglas Wolfe was appointed Associate Deputy Director of CIA for Science and Technology effective February, 2016.
Mr. Wolfe was named the CIA Chief Information Officer (CIO) in October 2013, after serving as Deputy CIO for just over a year. In his role as CIO, he oversaw the Agency Information Technology (IT) vision and strategic direction and was an advisor to the Intelligence Community (IC) CIO in shaping the larger IC IT strategy. Prior to joining the CIO’s office, he served as Deputy Director for Acquisition, Technology, and Facilities at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI).
Mr. Wolfe previously served as Deputy Director of the Office of Global Access (OGA). He was responsible for leading and managing strategic, unwarned access programs that deliver intelligence from the most challenging denied areas. He also served as program manager with responsibility for the end-to-end system acquisition of an innovative new source and method for the IC.
Mr. Wolfe joined the CIA in August 1984 and was assigned to the Office of Development and Engineering (OD&E). During his 16 years as part of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and OD&E, he held various positions including the acquisition of SIGINT spacecraft subsystems; the acquisition, system engineering, and operations of IMINT space systems; Executive Assistant to the Director of the NRO; and the Director of Legislative Liaison for the NRO. In 2000, Mr. Wolfe accepted a position providing system engineering support for the DDS&T that led to several new initiatives and helped start the Office of Global Access.