Dustin Carmack

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Dustin Carmack

Research Fellow

Dustin Carmack is a research fellow for cybersecurity, intelligence, and emerging technologies at The Heritage Foundation.

Carmack studies and writes about evolving domestic and international technology trends, “Big Tech”, national security, and intelligence issues.

Before joining Heritage, Carmack worked at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) as Chief of Staff for the Director of National Intelligence, where he worked on cybersecurity and the continuing impact of the SolarWinds breach, space-based technology and intelligence threats, election security threats, IC ethics of artificial intelligence principles and framework, response from the IC to COVID-19, and the strategic national security threat of China, among other issues.

He earned the Director of National Intelligence’s Distinguished Service Award for outstanding service and exceptional contribution to the mission of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. In addition, he was a 2019 Class Lincoln Fellow at the Claremont Institute.