David Gauthier

Prior to his role with GXO, Inc., he served for almost nine years in the Senior Executive Service at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) — most recently as NGA’s Director of Commercial Operations. Dave was the first-ever Chair of the Intelligence Community’s Commercial Space Council — providing space policy recommendations to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). He became NGA’s Chief Strategy Officer in 2016 after leading various intelligence programs at NGA, ODNI, the Riverside Research Institute, and the U.S. Air Force.

Dave earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and M.S. degrees in both Aerospace Engineering and Telecommunications Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He earned the Presidential Rank Award and is a graduate of several senior leadership programs, including Leading the Intelligence Community, DoD APEX, and the MIT Executive Certificate program.

Dave is a husband and father who loves hiking in the mountains, reading science fiction, and launching model rockets.