Dr. Michael Wertheimer was appointed as Assistant Deputy Director and Chief Technology Officer, Office of the Deputy United States Director of National Intelligence for Analysis on Oct. 31, 2005.
Dr. Wertheimer will oversee the coordination of Intelligence Community efforts to bring increased depth and accuracy to analysis through technology. Prior to this position he spent two years in industry building a research group focused on the Intelligence Community. From 1982 to 2003 he was a cryptologic mathematician at the National Security Agency. In 1999 he was selected as Technical Director for the Data Acquisition Office in the NSA’s Signals Intelligence Directorate. He is the co-author of the 2001 Signals Intelligence Strategy and the 2002 SIGINT architecture model. Dr. Wertheimer is also the recipient of the CryptoMathematics Institute President’s Award, the Sir Peter Marychurch Award (NSA/GCHQ cryptology award), the NSA Adjunct Faculty of the Year Award, and the Exceptional Civilian Service Award. He received B.A. degrees in mathematics and philosophy from the University of Rochester. He also received M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania. [[Category:US officials}Wertheimer, Michael]]