Stacey Dixon, director of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, has been appointed deputy chief of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. “Dr. Dixon is a proven leader who has a deep understanding of NGA and the entire intelligence community, its current challenges and the bright opportunities that lie ahead,” Navy Vice Adm. Robert Sharp, director of NGA, said in a statement published Thursday.
Dixon became head of IARPA after serving as deputy director in August 2018. She joined NGA as chief of congressional affairs in 2010 and also held other leadership positions including director of the agency’s information integration office and deputy chief of research and development directorate.