Dr. Keith E. Littlefield
Vice President, National Intelligence Community, National Security Customer Group
As SAIC’s National Intelligence Community (NIC) Senior Account Executive, Dr. Littlefield is responsible for the Office of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and Director for National Intelligence (ODNI) lines of business. He has spent the bulk of his career managing large, complex acquisition IT programs. He joined TASC in 2013 after retiring from NGA, where he served as the agency’s Chief Information Officer (CIO), the Director of Acquistion, and the Director of Research. As the CIO, Littlefield was responsible for planning, managing and protecting all GEOINT information technology. Most notably, he was one of six federal CIOs selected to help initiate and deliver a common infrastructure across the Intelligence Community, a groundbreaking initiative heavily dependent on technology and acquisition expertise. Previously, he served as the Director of National Intelligence Senior Acquisition Executive (SAE) with oversight of the Intelligence Community’s entire IT portfolio of major systems acquisitions and facilities worldwide.
During the course of his 30-year government career, Littlefield has garnered numerous awards, including the Director of National Intelligence Superior Service Medal, Presidential Rank Award of Distinguished Executive, and NGA Distinguished Civilian Service Award.
Littlefield earned a Ph.D. in advanced geographic information systems from the University of Maryland at College Park; an M.A. in urban and environmental planning as a Thomas Jefferson Fellow at the University of Virginia; and a B.A. in economics and geography at Mary Washington College.