Gary Dunow

Vice President for Strategic Development

Mr. Dunow joined USGIF in 2023 and serves as Vice President for Strategic Development. In this role, he focuses on guiding the Foundation’s issue-focused working groups and expanding thought leadership initiatives, with a particular emphasis on strategic investment across the GEOINT enterprise. Additionally, he is working to bolster the Foundation’s presence in the global GEOINT enterprise by growing and strengthening relationships with international counterparts.

Prior to this role, Mr. Dunow served over 37 years in the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense. His experience includes a strong mix of operations, policy, and support work across the Global Geospatial Enterprise. He culminated his federal service as the Associate Director for Enterprise and a member of the Executive Committee at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. In this role he was responsible for all aspects of partnership programs, GEOINT requirements development, and Functional Management for the GEOINT discipline. His other roles included leading the Directorates of Analysis, International Affairs, Global Support, and Talent Development at NGA.

Mr. Dunow received numerous civil service and military awards throughout his career to include the Presidential Rank Award, DoD Superior Service Medal, and the Defense Meritorious Service Medal. He is a graduate of the Syracuse National Security Fellows Program and the Defense Department CAPSTONE Program.

Last updated on: January 22, 2024