Sue Gordon: Innovation in National Security

Sue Gordon: Innovation in National Security


With over 30 years of legendary national security service, former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, Sue Gordon, delivers a moving keynote on the opportunities and challenges that are facing the intelligence community today and the need for innovation and technological advancement in order to keep up. 

Sue describes the current world of data abundance and novel 21st century challenges like cyber security and rapid technological advancements and explains to the audience that it is crucial for organizations to be transparent, agile, and integrated together, and shares her perspective on how this is particularly important for the Intelligence Community.

Former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence

  • Local: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • US East: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • US West: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • Europe: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • Asia: $55,001 - $75,000*
Sue M. Gordon is the former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence (PDDNI) – the country’s number two ranking intelligence official. As the fifth PDDNI, she co-led the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and oversaw the entire Intelligence Community, comprised of over a dozen agencies that collect information on threats against the United States. In particular, Gordon’s transformative leadership focused on integrating intelligence across the organization, expanding outreach and partnerships, driving innovation, and advancing diversity and inclusion throughout the Community. With nearly four decades of legendary and dedicated service, Gordon has led at every level of the Intelligence Community with roles spanning numerous organizations and disciplines – drawing on this experience to inspire audiences to challenge the status quo, adapt to changing environments, and apply innovation to their business.