John C. (“Chris”) Inglis

Retired Deputy Director
National Security Agency
Joined Board: 2016
Chris Inglis Huntington Board of Directors

About Chris

Mr. Inglis is currently a Distinguished Visiting Professor of Cyber Studies at the U.S. Naval Academy. He previously served for 28 years at the National Security Agency (NSA) as a computer scientist and operational manager, retiring in 2014 as the Agency’s deputy director and senior civilian leader. In this role, he acted as the NSA’s chief operating officer responsible for guiding and directing strategies, operations and policy.

Prior to joining the NSA, Mr. Inglis had nine years of active duty service as an officer and pilot in the U.S. Air Force, followed by 21 years with the Air National Guard, from which he retired as a Brigadier General. His military service included command at the squadron, group and joint force headquarters and he holds a Command Pilot rating. He currently co-chairs a Department of Defense Science Board study on strategic cyber capabilities. He is a member of the U.S. Strategic Command’s Strategic Advisory Group and leads its Intelligence Panel. He is member of the National Intelligence University’s Board of Visitors and is a director of FedEx Inc. and KEYW Corp.

Committees: Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, Technology Committee (Chair)