Vice Admiral Robert B. Murrett was appointed Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency on July 7, 2006 and leads one of the largest military organizations dedicated to geospatial information gathering and intelligence analysis. His staff of highly trained geospatial technologists are deployed in domestic operations to support natural disasters as well as being deployed in combat zones to support the warfighter. Prior to his appointment, Murrett served as the Director of Naval Intelligence Murrett received his bachelor's degree in history from the University of Buffalo and masters degrees in government and strategic intelligence from Georgetown University and the Defense Intelligence College, respectively.
The interview with Admiral Murrett touches issues related to the NGA's organization, its mission to train a highly technical staff and its ability to support a growing need for global intelligence gathering using geospatial technology.
The interview was recorded on August 21, 2007 and is 28 minutes in length (10Mb).