Wikistrat Expert Dr. John T. Hanley Jr.

Dr. John T. Hanley Jr.

Former Director for Strategy in the Office of the ODNI

In March 2012, Dr. John Hanley retired from the U.S. government where he served as Director for Strategy in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. He has also served in a broad range of positions in the Department of Defense and in the private sector relating to strategic assessment, strategy development, strategic planning, and strategy evaluation.

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Dr. Hanley is currently an independent consultant. He served as the Director for Strategy in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence during the period of March 2010 to March 2012. His responsibilities included developing a strategic assessment process to inform top-down guidance and create shared vision, values and strategies within the Intelligence Community, bringing strategic thinking to strategy-to-budget processes, and leading the Galileo Program to promote and reward IC innovation.

Prior to joining ODNI, Dr. Hanley served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense developing long-term strategies, as Deputy Director for Acquisition Concepts, and helped stand-up the Office of Force Transformation as Assistant Director for Risk Management.

Dr. Hanley was also the Special Assistant to Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Forces in the Pacific, and Deputy Director of the Chief of Naval Operations Strategic Studies Group.

At the Institute for Defense Analyses, Dr. Hanley was Deputy Director of the Joint Advanced Warfighting Program. In the private sector, he was a Vice-President at Sonalysts, Inc.

He served five years on active duty in the Navy as a nuclear submarine officer, and an additional twenty-three years in the Naval Reserve including three command assignments.

Dr. Hanley’s awards include the Navy Superior Civilian Service Award, the Defense Civilian Meritorious Service Award, the Director of National Intelligence Exceptional Achievement Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal.

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Academic Qualifications:
PhD in Operations Research and Management Science, Yale University
MS in Engineering Science, Dartmouth College
AB in Engineering Science from Dartmouth College

Areas of Expertise:
WMD Proliferation
Game Theory
International Security
Nuclear Power

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