Member of the Board of Directors
Jeanne Tisinger is an accomplished global leader with extensive experience delivering the enabling technology and business services for the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) global operations. As former Deputy Director of CIA for Support (DDS) from 2013 until 2017, she reported to the Director of the CIA and was responsible for cyber/personnel/physical security, infrastructure, finance, supply chain management, real estate acquisition and management, medical, human resources, and associated information technology.
Prior to her role as DDS, Ms. Tisinger served as CIA’s Chief Information Officer (CIO), where she held worldwide responsibility for Enterprise Information Technology strategy, architecture development, infrastructure operations, software development, and service delivery. She drove enhancements to the CIA’s resiliency posture and significantly advanced inter- and intra-Agency collaboration capabilities. She constructed and executed the CIA’s acquisition strategy for commercial cloud services, resulting in the partnership with Amazon to provide an Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud for the Top Security Intelligence Community (IC) Marketplace, while concurrently enhancing the IC’s cyber security posture.
Ms. Tisinger has served as a senior advisor for cybersecurity to Mastercard since 2017. She also serves as a consultant on technology strategy, cyber defense, shared services and workforce inclusion for a variety of clients including financial services, technology solutions providers, energy, and national defense.
Since 2019, Ms. Tisinger has served as Lead Independent Director for Midwest Reliability Organization, which oversees North America’s Bulk Electric Power Grid, and Satelles, a secure Position, Navigation and Timing Service, which provides global backup for GPS. Additionally, she has served on the Board of Advisors for Virginia Tech’s Hume Center for National Security and Technology since 2019. Ms. Tisinger was named by Washingtonian magazine as a Top 100 Tech Titan for the National Capital Region, Information Week’s Top 25 Public CIO’s, and FedScoop’s top 10 Most Influential Women in Federal IT.
Ms. Tisinger received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from George Mason University and completed the Executive Leadership Program at Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management.