Allen L. Krum is currently an independent consultant. From 2008 through 2013 he worked for the Harris Corporation where he served as Vice President for Client Strategy for the National Intelligence Community. Before joining Harris, Krum served as a consultant to the deputy director of National Intelligence for Acquisition, deputy director of National Intelligence for Collection, and the associate deputy director of Collection for Technical Means, where he helped to establish the new Office of the Director of National Intelligence. Prior to that, he was employed by Northrop Grumman as a technical and programmatic advisor to the Assistant Director of Central Intelligence for Collection (ADCI/C). During this time he also served as executive secretary of the ADCI/C chartered Collection Architecture Panel, and senior advisor to the second execution of the Young Panel. He also was senior advisor on homeland security cooperation to the deputy director, National Support, NRO. Krum was a member of the technical staff on the President’s Commission on Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction. Krum spent 18 years in the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), detailed to the NRO. There he held positions of increasing responsibility, including Operations leadership positions, director of Development Programs, director of Systems Engineering for the Imagery Directorate, and director of the Architecture Group for the Communications and Operations Directorate. Prior to joining the CIA, Krum was a deputy project manager at TRW Incorporated and an engineer at Lockheed. His military career included 8 years with the U.S. Air Force, where he was a flight operations crew member for a major national security space system and crew chief for ground-based air surveillance and defense systems.