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Dr. Stacey Dixon
Deputy Director, IARPA

Dr. Stacey Dixon joined IARPA as its Deputy Director in January 2016. Dr. Dixon joins IARPA from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) where she most recently served as Deputy Director of InnoVision and oversaw geospatial intelligence research and development. Prior to InnoVision, she served as NGA’s Chief of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs. From 2007 to 2010 she worked on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) staff, and for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) assigned to the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)’s Advanced Systems and Technology Directorate from 2003 to 2007. Dr. Dixon holds doctorate and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University. She was a chemical engineering postdoctoral fellow at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Dixon is a native Washingtonian and currently resides in the District of Columbia.