Caryn Wagner became under secretary for intelligence and analysis for the Department of Homeland Security in February 2010.She was previously an instructor in intelligence resource management for The Intelligence and Security Academy, LLC.
In October 2008, Wagner retired from the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, where she served as budget director and cybersecurity coordinator. Prior to that, Wagner served in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence as assistant deputy director of national intelligence for management and the first chief financial officer for the National Intelligence Program. She took this position after serving as executive director for intelligence community affairs.
Wagner’s previous position was that of the senior Defense Intelligence Agency representative to the United States European Command and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. She also served as DIA deputy director for analysis and production and as director of military intelligence staff.
Before joining DIA, Wagner serves as director of the Subcommittee on Technical and Tactical Intelligence, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Her experience also includes serving as a signals intelligence and electronic Warfare Officer in the United States Army.
Wagner has a bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary, and a master’s degree from the University of Southern California.