Michael Morell has served as deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency since May 2010. A career Agency officer, he has held a variety of senior leadership positions, including serving as Acting Director twice, most recently for four months before the appointment of CIA Director John Brennan in March 2013. Mr. Morell began his Agency career in 1980 as an analyst covering international energy issues. He later worked on East Asia for 14 years, holding a number of jobs in analysis and in management before his selection in 1999 as Director of the Office of Asian Pacific and Latin American, and African Analysis. Mr. Morell recently announced his retirement from a long and distinguished career with the CIA and will provide a true insider’s view on the history of the Agency and its role in the 21st Century.