Forbes Nancy

Nancy Forbes
Technical Coordinator, Video and Image Analytics (VIA) Interagency Working Group (IWG)
Senior Strategy Analyst/Writer

Ms. Forbes provides subject matter expertise, technical leadership, management, and guidance to the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program, including identifying opportunities for coordination and collaboration among the NITRD Agencies. She is the Technical Coordinator for the Video and Image Analytics. She also provides strategic planning and coordination expertise in support of the NITRD Program, and writing and editing of strategic plans, federal plans, and other technical reports and planning documents.

Ms. Forbes has over 25 years’ experience with a broad range of science and technology-related programs in both the military and civilian sectors, as well as in the Intelligence Community (IC), ranging from management and technical oversight of R&D programs (R&D) to intelligence analysis, technology assessment, acquisition and systems engineering. She is also a recognized science writer and editor, with two books and numerous publications. She has served as Contributing Editor for The American Institute of Physics’ The Industrial Physicist and IEEE’s Computing in Science and Engineering.

Ms. Forbes holds a BS and MA in Physics from Columbia University and a BA in Spanish from the University of Virginia.