NRO Director Christopher Scolese Outlines Top Mission Priorities
It was a packed room for the December 3 Leadership Dinner with the Hon. Christopher Scolese, Director of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). In his prepared remarks, Dr. Scolese described his overarching priorities for the organization: achieving faster technology infusion across space and ground systems; leveraging innovative commercial capabilities; and continuing to strengthen engagement, cooperation, and collaboration with the NRO's partners.
In addition, he emphasized the need to work together to ensure the NRO continues to deliver on its commitment to meet the nation's intelligence collection needs.
Later in the evening, during a moderated discussion with the Honorable Joan Dempsey, Dr. Scolese answered audience questions and provided additional insight into NRO's focus areas, including resiliency, artificial intelligence and machine learning, a hybrid architecture, mission assurance, and the NRO workforce.