Dr. Kerr's distinguished career in government includes assignments as Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, Director of the National Reconnaissance Office, CIA Deputy Director for Science and Technology, Assistant Director of the FBI in charge of the Laboratory Division, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy. Dr. Kerr has held senior industry positions as President and a Director of EG&G, Inc. and Corporate Executive Vice President and Director of SAIC. He also served as Director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Dr. Kerr holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, an M.S. in Microwave Electronics and a Ph.D. in Plasma Physics and Microwave Electronics from Cornell University. He is a fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science and serves as a member of the Defense Science Board. Dr. Kerr received the CIA Distinguished Intelligence Medal (2005) and the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal (2009).