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Jacqueline Selig-Gumtow

Director, Laboratory for Analytic Sciences


As the director of the Laboratory for Analytic Sciences, Ms. Jacqueline Selig-Gumtow collaborates with a team of government professionals to conduct groundbreaking research in data analysis and artificial intelligence in partnership with NC State University. With a focus on innovation, her highly skilled team works to seamlessly integrate research outcomes into government infrastructures, offering analysts across the intelligence community a significant competitive edge.

Ms. Selig-Gumtow began her career in the intelligence community in 1990 as a computer scientist, leveraging her expertise to advance the field. She holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and information systems from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and a master’s degree in computer science from the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering.

Selected into the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service (SES) in 2014, Ms. Selig-Gumtow has devoted the majority of her career to leading highly technical teams in the development of enduring IT solutions for the analytic community. Under her guidance, her teams have created capabilities focused on enhancing the analysis and dissemination of information to stakeholders across the Department of Defense and the intelligence community.

Throughout her career, Ms. Selig-Gumtow has assumed pivotal roles, including Chief of Analysis and Production within the United States Cyber Command, and Deputy Chief of Information and Intelligence Analysis within the National Security Agency. In these capacities, she oversaw the production, coordination, and facilitation of published intelligence products, providing her with invaluable insights into the challenges inherent in current analytic workflows. Drawing from this experience, she is driving transformative changes to optimize analyst workflows, ultimately enhancing the analyst experience and performance.


B.S. Computer Science and Information Systems University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

M.S. Computer Science Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering