Anthony Vinci, chief technology officer of theÂ National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, is due to step down from his position on July 7 and will return to the private sector.
NGA said FridayÂ Vinci helped establish public-private partnerships and led its efforts to implement artificial intelligence, automation and augmentation technology platforms during his tenure as CTO.
He assumed the CTO role in February after he previously served as associate director for capabilities and director of plans and programs at the agency.
Vinci is the founder and former CEO of crowdsourcing technology developer Findyr.
Cindy Daniell,Â director of advanced technology programs at SRI International, joined NGA on June 11 as director of research.
She brings to the agency more than two decades of program management experience in areas such asÂ imaging sensors, signal processing and compression, surveillance technology for geo-referenced intelligence andÂ solar energy.