Dr. David Honey serves as director of science and technology at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, where he works to identify strategies for the integration of scientific and technological tools into operational systems.
Honey also holds the title of assistant deputy director of national intelligence for science and technology and also focuses on policies and programs for those integration efforts.
Prior to ODNI, Honey served as deputy assistant defense secretary for research between August 2009 and November 2011 and also held leadership roles at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
At DARPA, he served as director of the agency’s strategic technology office, director of the advanced technology office and deputy director and program manager of the microsystems technology office.
He is a Air Force lieutenant colonel who flew the B-52D/H and FB-111 planes and later served in roles to manage programs related to intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.
Honey holds a bachelor’s degree in photographic science from Rochester University, a master’s degree in optical science from the University of Arizona, a master’s degree in engineering physics from the Air Force Institute of Technology and a doctorate degree in solid state science from Syracuse University.