Type: School event

Career Chat: Charles Luftig, Deputy DNI for Policy & Capabilities

Date & time

Apr 10, 2024, 10:00-11:00 am EDT


Weill Hall, Room 3240

Meet Charles Luftig, a UM alumnus, and explore his background in policy and law, including his career roles at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Office of Management and Budget, U.S. Department of Justice, and National Security Council.

About the Speaker:

Charles Luftig is the Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Policy and Capabilities and is responsible for ensuring the Intelligence Community is best postured for the threats and challenges of an uncertain future through strategy, policy, and capabilities development. He oversees seven organizations within the Policy and Capabilities Directorate: IC Human Capital; Acquisition, Procurement, and Facilities; Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity; Science and Technology; Data and Partnership Interoperability; Policy and Strategy; and Requirements, Cost and Effectiveness.

Mr. Luftig has extensive national security experience having served in a variety of national security roles, including at the National Security Division of the Department of Justice, and as Deputy General Counsel at the Office of Management and Budget where he provided legal advice and strategic counsel on areas that included information technology, cybersecurity, data privacy, Federal procurement, Federal permitting, and oversight of agency performance. He also served in multiple senior National Security Council positions. He most recently served as the Chief of Staff to the Director of National Intelligence.

Immediately prior to joining ODNI in January 2021, Mr. Luftig worked as a senior manager at Bridgewater Associates where he helped oversee four departments, focusing on issues such as cybersecurity and corporate policy, data governance, data privacy, security/technology risk, compliance, and third-party risk.

Mr. Luftig is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the University of Virginia School of Law.

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