DSS @ MSU

 

:: DENNIS J. BOWDEN, Faculty, DSS 713 ::

Professional Experience

  • Executive intelligence officer with 26 years of experience performing, leading and managing analysis in the Central Intelligence Agency and in the Intelligence Community.  Experience working in support of US inspection treaty activities, as well as a senior manager of inspection preparations and report dissemination. Served a rotational assignment in support function with the On-Site Inspection Agency.

Booz Allen Hamilton, Senior Associate................................2011-Present

  • Providing analytic support to the Department of Homeland Security and intelligence agencies.

Missouri State University, Graduate Department of Defense and Strategic Studies Faculty.................................................... 2011-Present

  • DSS 713:  Intelligence, Counterintelligence, and Covert Action

Central Intelligence Agency, Directorate of Intelligence Director .................................................................................. 2008-2011

  • Led a unit of several hundred people who provided unique analytic services ranging from the planning, review, and dissemination of the President’s Daily Briefing—including all CIA WMD analysis for the President and executive US military and civilian policymakers.
  • Established the office as CIA’s analytic center for innovation by providing leadership in Web 2.0 applications, computer-based interactive graphics, and on-line secure dissemination of most CIA HUMINT, open-source, and finished intelligence products. 

Member, CIA Directorate of Intelligence Corporate Board.....................................................................................2007-2011

  • Served as a final reviewer for CIA content of the President’s Daily Briefing, including all WMD-related topics such as foreign technology developments, threats from proliferation, and WMD counterterrorism issues.

Deputy Director, Office of Collection Strategies and Analysis................................................................................ 2007-2008

  • Led CIA’s efforts to bridge the gap between analysis and the Intelligence Community’s wide range of technical collection programs. Utilizing deep knowledge of cutting-edge surveillance satellites and other collection systems represented CIA at a number of inter-agency executive policymaking fora.

Federal Bureau of Investigation Detailee, Executive Consultant to the Director.......................................................................... 2006-2007

  • Designed and implemented new procedures to prepare the Director for weekly meetings with the President of the United States.  Designed new construct and procedures to ensure FBI analytic work reaches the Director in a timely and accountable manner.

Office of Weapons Intelligence Non-Proliferation, and Arms Control .................................................................................. 2003-2006

  • Worked with senior officials from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to accomplish Treaty-mandated inspection functions.  Led a mid-sized independent unit of officers from NSA, NGA, and CIA in Western Europe.  Collaborated on a daily basis with senior US Army, Air Force and Marine officers as well as with leaders from the Department of Defense in Washington on WMD inspection activities.

Education
M.A., Political Science, Indiana University, 1985
B.A., International Studies, Bradley University, 1983

 

 

 

 

 

 



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