Director, Foreign Malign Influence Center (Acting)

Jeffrey Wichman

Jeffrey K. Wichman


Jeffrey K. Wichman serves as the acting Director of the Foreign Malign Influence Center (FMIC) and the ODNI’s Election Threats Executive (ETE). In these roles, Jeffrey leads the Intelligence Community’s ongoing efforts to identify and assess foreign influence and interference in U.S. elections – a task that remains paramount amidst the other challenges facing the United States.


Jeffrey joined ODNI with more than 30 years of experience at CIA, where he most recently served as Chief of Analysis for the Counterintelligence Mission Center. He also served as Deputy Chief of Analysis and Chief of Analysis in the Center for Cyber Intelligence and held other analytic roles focusing on weapons and counterproliferation and counterterrorism. In addition, Jeffrey oversaw leadership and management training at CIA’s Sherman Kent School, where all CIA analysts hone their analytic tradecraft.


Jeffrey earned an M.S. in National Security Strategy from the National War College in June 2010 and B.A. degrees in Political Science and History from the University of Iowa in 1988.


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