John "Chris" Inglis


Mr. Inglis currently serves as the U.S. Naval Academy’s Robert and Mary M. Looker Distinguished Visiting Professor of Cyber Studies, as the U.S. Strategic Command’s Intelligence Panel Chair on the Commander’s Strategic Advisory Group, and as a member of the Defense Science Board (two Summer Studies and a Study on Cyber Deterrence). He is a serving board member of FedEx, Convergint and ANSER. He previously served for 41 years in the Department of Defense, retiring in January 2014 after 28 years at the National Security Agency (NSA) and seven and one half years as its senior civilian and Deputy Director. As the NSA Deputy Director, Mr. Inglis was the Agency's chief operating officer, responsible for guiding and directing strategies, operations and policy.

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 includes over 30 years of service in the US Air Force – nine years on active duty and twenty one years in the Air National Guard – from which he retired as a Brigadier General in 2006. He holds the rating of Command Pilot and commanded units at the squadron, group, and joint force headquarters levels.

Mr. Inglis' significant Awards include the Clements award as the US Naval Academy's Outstanding Military Faculty member (1984), three Presidential Rank Awards (2000, 2004, and 2009), the USAF Distinguished Service Medal (2006), the Boy Scouts of America Distinguished Eagle Scout Award (2009), the Director of National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal (2014), and The President’s National Security Medal (2014).

Mr. Inglis brings over 40 years of experience in the government to KeyW. His broad experience in government and with cyber products and services will be a valuable asset to the company.

Independent Director