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About the CTO

Our Vision

Meeting Future Mission

NGA’s technology future will propel the dominance of GEOINT, protecting US interests and delivering a strategic advantage. In doing so, NGA will deliver a technology environment that empowers the workforce and mission customers in order to meet the needs of certain challenges and an uncertain future battlespace.

Our Principles

Enacting the Vision

Technology has been—and will continue to be—increasingly fundamental for NGA to achieve its strategic goals. We must look beyond reacting to circumstances and events and toward a model that anticipates and proactively provides technology to serve the heart of NGA’s mission. To achieve this mission, NGA’s enterprise will adopt principles to guide how we will enact the vision.

  1. Deepen Understanding of Mission Customers
  2. Deliver with Velocity; Adapt to Reality
  3. Enable Technology Through Partnership
  4. Meet Future Mission with Future Technology
  5. Empower Workforce with Tech & Training

Flexible, responsive, user-centered technology—delivered at the speed of mission—to truly “show the way” for those who depend on us.

The Story of Today

Enabling NGA Strategy

NGA, along with the broader defense and intelligence apparatus, is in an era where technology is deeply intertwined with mission objectives. Be it warfighter support, safety of navigation, or support to policy makers, NGA is leveraging technology at an accelerating pace to address present and future challenges. Improving the planning and execution of technology projects is a key enabler for all four goals defined in the NGA 2025 Strategy.

The Way Ahead

Delivering Key Initiatives

To deliver on this strategy, NGA will pursue five key initiatives focused on addressing the needs of mission today and grounded in industry-leading practices. These key initiatives will empower people, improve processes, and leverage industry-leading technology.

  1. Enable Builders & Makers
  2. Deliver with Velocity; Adapt to Reality
  3. Treat Data as a Strategic Asset
  4. Build with Customers
  5. Bring AI, Cloud, & HPC into GEOINT Mainstream

Contact Us

We have offices that can help with some specific opportunities to work with NGA. For more information, please feel free to reach out to any of the following:

Small Business Office

You must complete a SAM Small Business Profile for Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS) at
https://web.sba.gov/pro-net/search/dsp_dsbs.cfm  before reaching out to NGA.

If you need specific assistance on an existing contract, contact smallbusiness@nga.mil.

NGA Industry Engagement

If you are interested in providing a demo of your capability, contact IndustryEngagement@nga.mil.

NGA Research

For outreach regarding GEOINT research opportunities, please contact NGA Research at nga_research@nga.mil.

Warfighter Support

For Tactical Edge GEOINT solutions, please contact us at NGA-WarfighterSupport@nga.mil.