Mr. Mullen serves as the Chief Operating Officer at Redacted, Inc. He came to Redacted from the CIA, where he most recently served as Assistant Director. John led all US clandestine collection, technical, support, and analytic efforts in the East Asia and Pacific region and advised the White House, NSC, and senior policy makers on cyber, counterintelligence, and other national security issues. John served in a variety of foreign assignments as an undercover CIA operations officer before being appointed Associate Executive Assistant Director of the FBI by Director Mueller, where he was one of two senior executives responsible for the Bureau’s 10,100-person counterterrorism, counterintelligence, WMD, and intelligence efforts worldwide. John has received over three dozen leadership and achievement awards, including the Presidential Rank Award for exceptional performance – the nation’s highest honor for civilian service. He also received the Distinguished Intelligence Medal, CIA’s highest award, along with the CIA Director’s Award, the Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal, and the Donovan Award, CIA’s premier award for operational excellence.