Craig Wiener, Ph.D.

Technical Fellow

Craig Wiener is recognized for his expertise in U.S. Intelligence Community (IC) efforts to assess major foreign adversary espionage, sabotage, and strategic capabilities that pose threats to the U.S. and NATO.

He joined MITRE in 2020, bringing with him a wealth of experience in the development and planning of counter-adversary strategies across multiple domains of IC operations. He previously served the Department of Energy’s Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence as its lead all-source cyber threat analyst. He was also the DOE’s representative to the National Security Council for Cyber Operations and the National Intelligence Council Special Analytic Groups. In addition, he was a briefer and/or government advisor for Defense Science Board studies on Cyber as a Strategic Capability, Homeland Defense, Strategic Surprise, and The Future of U.S. Military Superiority.

Wiener previously served as senior advisor for strategic planning and analysis for the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs, and as executive policy advisor for the Office of the Associate Administrator/Chief, Defense Nuclear Security at NNSA. For the latter, he developed strategic and operational policies, procedures, and guidance for significant issues for Defense Nuclear Security physical and cybersecurity responsibilities throughout the U.S. nuclear security enterprise.

In addition to sharing his knowledge with MITRE and government sponsors, he continues to serve as an adjunct professor of international security at the George Mason University Schar School of Policy and Government and as a visiting fellow at the George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School’s National Security Institute.