Suzanne Alessi

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Analysis Computer Vision Orchestrator in the Analysis Tradecraft and Technology Group


Suzanne Alessi serves as the Analysis Computer Vision Orchestrator in the Analysis Tradecraft and Technology Group, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.  In this role she is responsible for developing strategies to identify, implement, and govern computer vision capabilities for NGA’s missions. She leads the Analysis contributions to GEONT AI/ML/CV tradecraft standards and governance frameworks.

Prior to this, she served as a Computer Vision Subject Matter Expert, leading efforts to evolve tradecraft at NGA for the successful adoption of computer vision applications. She also served as a Strategic Sciences Lead, building partnerships and shaping initiatives with commercial GEOINT data and analytics providers.  Ms. Alessi’s background is in imagery science, and she served as a radar imagery scientist in NGA’s Analysis Directorate for four years, analyzing radar data and supporting tradecraft development and training for radar imagery. 

Ms. Alessi has a bachelor’s degree in Earth and Planetary Science from Washington University in St. Louis and a master’s in Information Systems from George Mason University, with a focus on artificial intelligence and computer vision.