John Gannon, who retired in 2012 as President of BAE Systems’ Intelligence and Security Sector, has resumed teaching as an adjunct professor in the National Security Studies program at Georgetown University, where he taught previously for six years.
John joined BAE in 2005 as the first Vice President for Global Analysis, a business area in BAE Systems’ Information Solutions line of business, supporting U.S. Government and corporate analysis. In 2010, he became President of the Intelligence and Security Sector, a $2 billion global business with 7,000 employees.
Prior to 2005, John served in the most senior analytical positions at CIA and in the Intelligence Community, including Deputy Director for Intelligence (DDI) at CIA, Chairman of the National Intelligence Council and Assistant Director of Central Intelligence for Analysis and Production. He headed the White House team in the Department of Homeland Security Transition Planning office standing up the Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection Directorate, and was the first Staff Director of the House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security.