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information technology executive

Richard James Kerr, American information technology executive. Deputy director Central Intelligence Agency, 1989-1992; president Security Affairs Support Association, 1996-1901.

Background

Kerr, Richard James was born on October 4, 1935 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States.

Education

Bachelor in History, University Oregon, 1959.

Career

Kerr had a 32 year career with the CIA which included involvement in the retaliatory bombing raids against Libya in 1986 and culminated with key roles in managing U.S. intelligence related to the near nuclear stand-off between India and Pakistan in 1990 and the attempted coup against Boris Yeltsin in August, 1991. From 1996 to 2002, "Dick" Kerr also served on the Board of Directors for the Aegis Research Corporation of Rosslyn and later Falls Church, Virginia. He continues to serve on corporate boards and is a compliance observer of the 1998 Belfast Agreement.

Achievements

  • In 1991, Kerr was presented with the Presidential Citizens Medal by President George H. W. Bush.

Membership

Deputy director Central Intelligence Agency, 1989-1992. President Security Affairs Support Association, 1996-1901.