EP21 – Geospatial Technology for National Security and Counter-Intelligence

Admiral Robert B. Murrett is a Professor of Practice on the faculty of the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University and serves as the Deputy Director of the Institute for Security Policy and Law at the University. He is also on the adjunct staff of the RAND Corporation and the Institute for Defense Analyses. He serves as a member of the Advisory Board for the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at SU, the Board of the National Intelligence University Foundation, and is responsible for a series of ongoing research projects between the University and the Syracuse Veterans Administration Medical Center. Previously, Murrett was a career intelligence officer in the U.S. Navy, serving in assignments throughout the Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East through his thirty-four years of duty, retiring in the grade of Vice-Admiral. His duty stations included service as Operational Intelligence Officer for the U.S. Pacific Fleet, Assistant Naval Attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Oslo, Norway, senior intelligence officer for the U.S. Second Fleet, and NATO Striking Fleet Atlantic, and Director for Intelligence, U.S. Joint Forces Command. For his last ten years on active duty, he served as Vice Director for Intelligence, U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Director of Naval Intelligence, and Director of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA).