As the Deputy Director and senior civilian leader of the National Security Agency, Mr. Inglis acted as the Agency’s chief operating officer, responsible for guiding and directing strategies, operations and policy. Prior to his retirement on January 10, 2014 Chris spent most of his recent time defending the NSA from revelations by former contractor Edward Snowden while dealing with the fallout and response to what is now the most serious data exfiltration attack ever seen from an insider. Mr. Inglis began his career at NSA as a computer scientist within the National Computer Security Center. His NSA assignments include service across information assurance, policy, time-sensitive operations, and signals intelligence organizations. Promoted to NSA’s Senior Executive Service in 1997, he subsequently served in a variety of senior leadership assignments culminating in his selection as the NSA Deputy Director. A 1976 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, Mr. Inglis holds advanced degrees in engineering and computer science from Columbia University, Johns Hopkins University, and the George Washington University. He is also a graduate of the Kellogg Business School executive development program, the USAF Air War College, Air Command and Staff College, and Squadron Officers’ School. Mr. Inglis’ military career included nine years active service with the US Air Force and twenty one years with the Air National Guard from which he retired as a Brigadier General in 2006. He holds the rating of Command Pilot and has commanded units at the squadron, group, and joint force headquarters levels.