We are pleased to announce that David Shedd, former acting director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), will speak on campus on Monday, October 16, at 11 a.m. in the Lake Bonny Room of the Welcome Center. Shedd’s talk is titled “National Security, Surveillance and AI: The Evolution, History and Implications on Today’s Society.” He will be speaking as part of the Politically Speaking lecture series by our American Center for Political Leadership (ACPL).
The event is free and open to the public.
About David Shedd
Shedd has over three decades of experience in a number of roles as a U.S. intelligence officer. Prior to his most recent role as the acting director of the DIA, Shedd served as deputy director of National Intelligence and in positions in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the National Security Council, the Central Intelligence Agency, and in U.S. embassies in Costa Rica and Mexico.
Shedd was involved in implementing several terrorism prevention policies from the 9/11 Commission report. Notably, he led the review of Executive Order 12333, which President Bush revised in 2008, to strengthen the role of U.S. intelligence agencies.