Kevin Meiners serves as an assistant director at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence with responsibility in acquisition, technology and facilities for national intelligence programs.
He was previously responsible for the strategic planning and execution of the military intelligence program in a prior role as the deputy defense undersecretary for intelligence strategies, programs and resources.
Prior to that role, Meiners served as director of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems within the office of assistant defense secretary for command, control and communication.
He was also the director of advanced technology within the defense airborne reconnaissance office, where he led the development of unmanned aircraft vehicle programs and an ISR ground component.
Meiners started his career as a GS-5 electronics engineer at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command and later moved to the Naval Air Systems Command.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Virginia Tech, a master’s degree management information systems from Marymount University and another master’s degree in national resource strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.