Director of Artificial Intelligence
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Ms. Lakshmi Raman is currently the Director of Artificial Intelligence for the CIA where she is working to champion, orchestrate, and integrate AI activities across the organization. She has been an officer in the Agency since 2002 when she entered on duty as a software developer. Since then, she served in various capacities including leading numerous software development efforts in support of the Agency and the IC, directing large-scale data science and business analytics efforts, and promoting and facilitating intelligence integration and information sharing between the CIA and IC partners. Ms. Raman holds a B.S. from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and a M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Chicago.