John Gannon Joins CyberSheath As Strategic Advisor

By Eric Noonan • January 8, 2013

CyberSheath Services International, LLC., the leader in delivering pragmatic, measurable security solutions, is pleased to announce that John Gannon, former Deputy Director for Intelligence (DDI) at CIA, has joined the company as a strategic advisor.

“John brings decades of expertise and strategic insights that our company and customers are fortunate to have behind them,” said Eric Noonan, chief executive officer at CyberSheath. “ His unique experience and understanding of cybersecurity as an issue of national security are unmatched.”

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.

Mr. Gannon 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, Mr. Gannon 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.

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