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.

Mr. Inglis served for 30 years in the U.S. Air Force ( nine years of active duty service followed by 21 years in the reserve component), 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 is currently serving on the U.S. Cyber Solarium Commission, charged by the U.S. Congress with making recommendations for US national cyber strategy. He is a member of the U.S. Strategic Command’s Strategic Advisory Group and leads its Intelligence Panel. He is a member of the U.S. Department of Defense Science Board, the U.S. Director of National Intelligence’s Strategic Advisory Group, and the National Intelligence University’s Board of Visitors. He serves as a director of FedEx Inc. and previously served as a director of KEYW Corp.

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