Ms. Jennifer Kron was selected by the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) to serve as the Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Intelligence Community (lC) in November 2015. A "plankholder" in ODNI, she joined IC CIO after six years in the Deputy DNI for Intelligence Integration, most recently as Director of the Mission Integration Division (MID). In this role, she advanced the state of intelligence integration by leading enterprise governance to improve the functions of analysis and collection; manage intelligence priorities; expand capability and capacity to conduct assessments; and ensure the voice of mission drives information technology and IC resource decisions.

Ms. Kron served as the National Intelligence Manager (NIM) for South Asia from March 2012 to December 2014. As the NIM, she was responsible for integrating the IC on all analytic and collection issues pertaining to Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India and serving as the senior advisor to the DNI on South Asia issues. She directed interagency campaigns to mitigate key intelligence gaps and set strategic guidance to improve collection and analysis. Ms. Kron had previously served as the Deputy NIM for South Asia and as the Director of Community Affairs for the office.

Before joining the NIM South Asia office, Ms. Kron served as a Group Chief for the IC Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and in the Office of the Associate DNI for System and Resource Analyses (SRA), leading teams of program and budget analysts conducting studies and analysis of cross-agency intelligence issues to shape major resource decisions. Her initial assignment in ODNI in 2006 was as a senior budget analyst for the IC CFO.

Jennifer's previous experience includes eight years as a program examiner in the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB). At OMB, she served in four branches in positions of increasing responsibility, determining the budgets and overseeing the management, policies, and programs of the FBI, the U.S. Coast Guard, and other agencies. She also served as the Chair of the OMB Diversity Council. She began her career in the Federal government as a Presidential Management Intern in the Department of Education and completed a fellowship with the Senate Labor Committee.

Ms. Kron graduated Phi Beta Kappa and cum laude from Princeton University and holds a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government. She has completed training assignments to include the Capstone General and Flag Officer Course, Leading the Intelligence Community, IC Senior Leadership Program, Harvard Business School - High Potential Leadership Program, and Harvard Kennedy School - Senior Executives in National and International Security.

Jennifer was promoted to the Senior National Intelligence Service in March 2007. Ms. Kron is married to David Radzanowski, the Chief Financial Officer of NASA. They reside in Washington, DC.

Jennifer Kron
will be in the following session(s):

01/30/17 : 8:40AM - 9:10AM

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01/30/17 : 8:40AM - 9:10AM

Technical and Logistical Challenges in CDS Command and Control
01/30/17 : 10:55AM - 11:40AM

The Australian CDS Landscape
01/31/17 : 10:55AM - 11:55AM

Networking Break and Exhibits
01/31/17 : 2:35PM - 2:50PM
Filtering binary data using DFDL
01/31/17 : 2:50PM - 3:20PM

Cloud CDS - It isn't the 70's anymore, stop building Guards like it is
01/30/17 : 3:05PM - 3:50PM

NGA ECDS Cloud Strategy
01/31/17 : 3:20PM - 3:50PM

How can we make CDS' more secure?
01/31/17 : 2:05PM - 2:35PM

Crunchy MLS PostgreSQL
01/30/17 : 1:35PM - 2:05PM

01/30/17 : 8:30AM - 8:40AM
End of Day Wrap-Up
01/30/17 : 4:35PM - 4:45PM
Day 2 Welcome
01/31/17 : 8:30AM - 8:40AM
Day 2 and Conference Wrap-Up
01/31/17 : 4:20PM - 4:30PM

CDS Export/Release
01/30/17 : 9:55AM - 10:40AM
CDS Architecture Update
01/30/17 : 2:05PM - 2:50PM
CDS Attack Objectives and Methods
01/31/17 : 9:10AM - 9:55AM
Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) for CDS
01/31/17 : 9:55AM - 10:40AM

Cross Domain Assurance Lab
01/30/17 : 3:50PM - 4:35PM

DISA CDES Update and Technical Discussion
01/31/17 : 3:50PM - 4:20PM

Protective Technologies
01/31/17 : 11:55AM - 12:25PM

Supply Chain
01/31/17 : 8:40AM - 9:10AM

01/30/17 : 9:10AM - 9:55AM

DocMark: A Rule-Based and Probabilistic Data Marking System
01/31/17 : 1:35PM - 2:05PM

An Introduction to Windows Metafiles
01/30/17 : 11:40AM - 12:25PM
Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) for CDS
01/31/17 : 9:55AM - 10:40AM

DISA CDES Update and Technical Discussion
01/31/17 : 3:50PM - 4:20PM

Inclement Weather Policy
CDTF Status (late opening/closed) in regards to the weather conditions will be determined by the hosting facility, the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab campus. Call this number for CDTF status: 443-778-6101. The college usually makes a weather decision at 5 AM but can adjust that if the weather worsens.