Torreon Creekmore

Program Manager
Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity
Before IARPA he worked for 6 years as an R&D Scientist with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Research Directorate. NGA provides timely, relevant, and accurate geospatial intelligence in support of national security. In this role, he had the responsibility to lead development and implementation of atmospheric compensation techniques to account for varying atmospheric conditions across airborne and satellite scenes, and he led field campaigns for atmospheric characterization. Dr. Creekmore has collaborated with NGA’s Senior STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Advisor to develop policies and programs to support STEM objectives and policies for NGA, DoD, and the White House Office of Science Technology and Policy. Dr. Creekmore, as NGA’s climate expert, coordinated with a climate change and national security interagency working group to deliver on a Presidential Memorandum on Climate Change and National Security focused on enhancing the Nation’s ability to anticipate and respond to national and global security threats caused by climate change. Dr. Creekmore holds a B.S in Physics from Elizabeth City State University, and a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences from Howard University’s Program in Atmospheric Science. He has also served two tours in Afghanistan in support of the International Security Assistance Force, to assist Allies, coalition partners, and the Afghan government in the counter-insurgency mission. Dr. Creekmore and his wife of 12 years are Virginia residents, and have two children, a daughter and a son.