Director of DoD Information Analysis Centers (IACs)


Thomas Gillespie is the Director of the Department of  Defense Information Analysis Centers (IAC), under oversight of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering and the Defense Technical Information Center. In this position, he is responsible for operational management and policy guidance for the IACs, which annually conduct nearly $2 billion in technical research and analysis.  With thousands of scientists and engineers, the IACs provide strategic studies and build communities of practice in 21 technological focus areas of critical importance to the DoD, encompassing cyber operations, weapon systems, and homeland defense.

Mr. Gillespie retired from the U.S. Marine Corps in 2009 after 25 years of active duty service. Before assuming his present position, he was a Program Analyst for HQ Marine Corps and the Deputy Director for the IACs.