Adjunct Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program
Anthony Vinci, PhD, is an Adjunct Senior Fellow with the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) and is on the Core Management Team at Bridgewater Associates.
He served as the Chief Technology Officer and Associate Director for Capabilities at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). As CTO, he drove the agency’s efforts to bring Artificial Intelligence (AI) into the enterprise and to form public private partnerships with Silicon Valley and other commercial technology centers. As Associate Director, he was a member of the agency’s Executive Committee and was responsible for overseeing NGA’s offices of technology, R&D, contracting, financial management, program development and strategy.
Dr. Vinci was the founder and former CEO of Findyr, a revolutionary technology company which crowdsources data from around the world, as well as Leviathan Analytics, an AI and geospatial data analytics company focused on global risk. Previously, he worked with and advised senior leaders on technology and strategy at a private equity firm focused on Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT), with a global management consulting firm and at tech startups including Descartes Labs.
He received his Ph.D. in International Relations from The London School of Economics and studied Philosophy at Reed College and the University of Oxford. Dr. Vinci has published and presented extensively on issues of strategy, security, technology and government innovation. He is a member of Business Executives for National Security and a Fellow of the Explorers Club.