Deputy Director, IARPA
Dr. Stacey Dixon joined the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) as its Deputy Director in January 2016. Dr. Dixon joined 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 U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) staff. From 2003 to 2007 she worked for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) assigned to the National Reconnaissance Organization (NRO)’s Advanced Systems and Technology Directorate. 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.