NIP Chair Update

NIP Chair - Vice Admiral (Ret) Bob Sharp

Vice Admiral (Ret) Bob Sharp assumed duties as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of NIP in Dec 2022, but was officially voted into office in October 2023. He served as a Naval Intelligence Officer for over 34 years, and as a leader within the Navy’s Information Warfare community since its inception. He has decades of leadership experience in the Intelligence, Defense, and National Security arenas. In his last assignment on active duty, he served as the Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, one of our nation’s premier intelligence agencies, from February 2019 until June 2022. He retired in August 2022 and is currently the CEO of B Sharp – Global Solutions, doing a combination of consulting, advisory, and fellowship work focused on helping people who are trying to make the world a better place succeed.

Chairman’s Update - December 2016

We’re ending 2016 having had great success on our five initiatives to make NIP more Visible and more Relevant.  Our upgraded web site at provides a place for members to get the latest news and information about Naval Intelligence; and our new web editor, JR Reddig, is ensuring our content…

Chairman's SITREP - May 2016

NIP had a great turnout for the annual Red Tie luncheon held 29 April at Army Navy Country Club in Arlington. Over 180 people participated and there was a definite "buzz" in the room.

Chairman's Update - March 2016

More Visible - More Relevant

These are indeed, dangerous times.   This audience doesn't need to be reminded of the facts since you are getting them daily, whether in the SCIF, on board the ship or in the press.  There is a lot at stake and that is why your Board Members for…