Nuix U.S. Government welcomes former NSA leader Richard Ledgett as advisor

HERNDON, VIRGINIA – August 20, 2020 — Global software company Nuix ( today announced that Richard H. Ledgett Jr., former Deputy Director of the National Security Agency (NSA) is joining the company as an advisor to Nuix U.S. Government, Nuix’s wholly owned and operated subsidiary dedicated to supporting local, state, federal, defense, and intelligence agencies.

Ledgett began his NSA career in 1988 and has served in operational, management, and technical leadership positions at the branch, division, office, and group levels. From 2012-2013 he was the Director of the NSA/CSS Threat Operations Center, responsible for round-the-clock cryptologic activities to discover and counter adversary cyber efforts. Prior to NTOC he served in several positions from 2010-2012 in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence in both the collection and cyber mission areas. He was the first National Intelligence Manager for Cyber, serving as principal advisor to the Director of National Intelligence on all cyber matters, leading the development of the Unified Intelligence Strategy for Cyber, and coordinating cyber activities across the Intelligence Community (IC).

Ledgett joins Nuix U.S. Government as an advisor to a team that already boasts vast experience across cybersecurity, law enforcement, digital forensics, investigation, eDiscovery, and information governance. Nuix’s innovative software is used across the US government, helping agencies gain real-time clarity, control, and efficiency.

“Nuix is ideally positioned to help government agencies with its dedication to creating superior software and mission of ‘finding truth in a digital world,’” said Ledgett. “I look forward to working with such an expert, dedicated, and energetic team and getting the software into the hands of the agencies that can truly take advantage of its power.”

“Adding someone of Mr. Ledgett’s stature and experience to advise the business is an incredible step forward for Nuix U.S. Government,” said Dan Dorchinsky, Senior Vice President, Government, Nuix North America. “I’m excited to work closely with Rick, growing our support and presence within the U.S. Government at every level.”