The CIA's Digital Future

The CIA's Digital Future

March 16, 2018

USGIF hosted a special edition of its bimonthly GEOINTeraction Tuesday networking event—calling it GEOINTeraction Monday for its departure from the regularly scheduled weekday—on March 12 in conjunction with the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Conference in Austin, Texas.

Speakers were Teresa Smetzer, director of Digital Futures for the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) Digital Innovation Directorate, and Dr. Bob Metcalf, the inventor of Ethernet and director of the UT Austin Innovation Center.

Smetzer said the purpose of Digital Futures is “to accelerate the identification and adoption of industry-leading technology and processes to solve mission problems.”

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