John C Gannon


Adjunct Professor - Center for Security Studies (CSS)


School of Foreign Service (SFS)
General profile


John Gannon is Vice President for Global Analysis, BAE-IT, based in McLean, VA. He is responsible for the Global Analysis business unit at BAE Systems supporting U.S. Government and corporate analysis.

Prior to joining BAE in 2005, Mr. Gannon served in the most senior analytical positions at CIA and in the Intelligence Community: Deputy Director for Intelligence (DDI) at CIA, Chairman of the National Intelligence Council and Assistant Director of Central Intelligence for Analysis and Production. He headed the White House team in the Department of Homeland Security Transition Planning office standing up the Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection Directorate, and was the Staff Director of the House of Representatives Select Committee on Homeland Security.

President George W. Bush awarded him the National Security Medal, the nation’s highest intelligence award.


  • Ph.D. () Washington University, History