Director Mueller Names Kerry E. Haynes Assistant
Investigative Technologies Division
DC - Director Robert S. Mueller III announced today
that he has named Mr. Kerry E. Haynes to be Assistant
Director of the FBI's Investigative Technology Division.
Prior to this appointment, Haynes served as the
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Directorate of
Science and Technology's detailee to the FBI.
Director of the Investigative Technology Division,
Haynes will lead efforts to develop and provide
state-of-the-art technical support and expertise
to enhance the FBI's investigative efforts. He will
also oversee forensic services related to the collection
and processing of computer, audio, and visual media
to ensure such evidence is fully exploited for its
Mueller said, "For the FBI to successfully
address evolving threats, we must develop new investigative
technologies as well as tools to turn digital evidence
into useful intelligence. Kerry Haynes is uniquely
qualified to head up these efforts, and I am confident
that he will keep the FBI's investigative technology
on the cutting edge."
brings to his new position decades of experience
managing sophisticated technical operations. Early
in his career, he served in three CIA Directorates
in various operational capacities. Haynes has managed
programs related to technical collection operations,
equipment development, and intelligence community
partnerships. Over the course of his federal service,
Haynes received several prestigious awards, including
the Donovan Award for extensive accomplishments
in counterterrorism, and a Certificate of Merit
for performance under wartime conditions.
Haynes holds a Bachelor's degree in Political Science
from California State University in Los Angeles,
and advanced degrees in Government and International
Relations from Claremont Graduate School in California.