Mr. Inglis is the US Naval Academy Looker Professor of Cyber Studies, a managing Director at Paladin Capital and a member of the US Defense Science Board and the boards of FedEx and Huntington Bank. He retired from the Department of Defense in January 2014 following over 41 years of federal service, including seven and a half years as NSA's senior civilian and Deputy Director. Mr. Inglis began his career at NSA as a computer scientist followed by tours in information assurance, policy, time-sensitive operations, and signals intelligence organizations. Promoted to NSA's Senior Executive Service in 1997, he held a variety of senior leadership assignments and twice served away from NSA Headquarters, first as a visiting professor of computer science at the U.S. Military Academy (1991-1992) and later as the U.S. Special Liaison to the United Kingdom (2003-2006).
Mr. Inglis a graduate of the Kellogg Business School executive development program and holds advanced degrees in engineering and computer science from Columbia University (MS), Johns Hopkins University (MS), and the George Washington University (Professional Degree).
Mr. Inglis’ military career includes over 30 years of service in the US Air Force -- nine years on active duty and twenty one years in the Air National Guard -- from which he retired as a Brigadier General in 2006. He holds the rating of Command Pilot and commanded units at the squadron, group, and joint force headquarters levels.
Mr. Inglis' significant Awards include the Clements award as the US Naval Academy's Outstanding Military Faculty member (1984), three Presidential Rank Awards (2000, 2004, 2009), the USAF Distinguished Service Medal (2006), the Boy Scouts of America Distinguished Eagle Scout Award (2009), the Director of National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal (2014), The President’s National Security Medal (2014), and the US Air Force Academy Distinguished Graduate Award (2019).