U.S. Intelligence: New Challenges and Opportunities

December 5, 2019  |  5:30PM - 7:00PM
Bass Lecture Hall - LBJ School of Public Affairs

On Thursday, December 5, 2019, the Intelligence Studies Project, the Strauss Center for International Security and Law, the Clements Center for National Security, and the LBJ School of Public Affairs hosted Andrew Hallman, the Principal Executive at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), for a talk on “U.S. Intelligence: New Challenges and Opportunities.” See below to view the video.


Andrew Hallman is serving as ODNI’s Principal Executive and performing the duties and responsibilities of the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence until the position is filled by a Presidential selection. Prior to serving in this role, he was the Deputy Director of CIA for Digital Innovation, responsible for accelerating the integration of digital and cyber capabilities across all of CIA’s mission areas.

From 2013 to 2015, Mr. Hallman was CIA’s Deputy Director of Intelligence for Strategic Programs. In this role he assisted with daily leadership of the Directorate and with oversight of its people and products, paying special attention to a broad range of enduring initiatives—from analytic transformation and global agility to talent management. From 2011 to 2013, he served at ODNI as Assistant Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Intelligence Integration, where he helped lead the DNI’s efforts to better integrate the Intelligence Community.

Before joining ODNI, Mr. Hallman served as the Director of the Office of Transnational Issues (OTI) at CIA, where he was responsible for leading analysis of global national security challenges and development of advanced analytics. Prior to leading OTI, he served as an intelligence briefer to the President. He was Director of the Office of Iraq Analysis in 2007 and 2008, and Deputy Director in 2006 and early 2007. From 2004 to 2006 he led analysis on South Asia, and he served in the CIA’s Center for Weapons Intelligence, Nonproliferation and Arms Control from 2001-2004. He was detailed as Executive Assistant to the Director of Intelligence in 2002, after serving in a number of other analytic, operational and policy assignments since entering on duty with the CIA in 1989.

Mr. Hallman earned a Master’s degree in International Affairs from American University’s School of International Service in 1986 and Bachelor’s degree in Public Affairs Management from Michigan State University in 1984.