Dawn Scalici

Government Global Business Director,
Thomson Reuters

Dawn Scalici joined Thomson Reuters in July 2015 to serve as the company’s first Government Global Business Director. She is charged with the responsibility of advancing Thomson Reuters’ ability to meet the disparate needs of the US Government—working across the company’s major business lines and optimally leveraging its vast and unique data, technology solutions, and human expertise. In this capacity she develops strategic relationships with government sector constituents and key decision-makers, develops campaigns to promote Thomson Reuters’ business growth, and works with the company’s senior executives to determine relevant strategic goals and plans. Thomson Reuters is the leading source of intelligent information for the world’s businesses and professionals, providing customers with trusted answers, from trusted sources.

Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, Ms. Scalici served 33 years with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). In her last federal assignment, she served as the National Intelligence Manager for the Western Hemisphere within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). In this role, she was responsible for overseeing national intelligence for an area of responsibility spanning from the Arctic to the tip of South America, including the US Homeland.

Prior to assuming her position in ODNI, Ms. Scalici served as the Acting Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis at the Department of Homeland Security while concurrently serving as the Deputy Under Secretary for Analysis. There, she was charged with providing the Secretary; DHS leadership and components; and state, local, tribal, and private sector partners with homeland security intelligence needed to keep the country safe.

Ms. Scalici previously served as the Director for Production and Strategic Planning at CIA’s Office of Iraq Analysis, where she led efforts to advance planning, analytic tradecraft, and Intelligence Community collaboration. She also spent several years helping to establish the National Counterterrorism Center as a national asset—establishing the Center’s analytic work on al-Qa`ida and its affiliated groups and serving as the Deputy Director for Mission Management to help oversee national intelligence related to the counterterrorism mission.

Ms. Scalici came to NCTC with a strong grounding in interagency work, having earlier served as the Director of Central Intelligence Representative to the National Security Council, CIA’s senior representative at the Department of State, and as a Congressional Fellow. She developed her managerial and analytic expertise conducting and overseeing political, military, economic, and leadership analysis for countries within the European and Eurasian sphere.