Mike Hughes

Director of Intelligence

Mike Hughes

Michael Hughes is responsible for ensuring cyber intelligence research and production at Edgeworth Security meets the highest level of analytical rigor.

Prior to joining Edgeworth, Michael worked as a civilian all-source intelligence analyst for U.S. Special Operations. Michael has worked closely with representatives of numerous U.S. government agencies and has garnered an abundance of experience seeking interagency solutions to some of the toughest national security issues. Michael served as the senior analyst at deployed interagency, multinational task forces where he was responsible for developing the most accurate intelligence picture for military commanders, US government leaders, and operational elements. Michael has years of experience working closely with technical developers building programs to database, process, and visualize intelligence information.

Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in International Studies and Modern Languages from the Virginia Military Institute.

Michael joined the Cyber Intelligence team in summer 2018, where he works to bring Open Source intelligence products to Edgeworth’s clients matching the quality of those found in the Intelligence Community.

Career Highlights

  • Conducted nearly every facet of intelligence analysis, from operational intelligence fusion to large-scale quantitative social systems analysis
  • Awarded Joint Civilian Service Commendation Awards for support to Operation Gallant Phoenix in 2015 and for support to Operation Enduring Freedom in 2010
  • Liaison Analyst for the FBI Syria-Iraq Foreign Fighter Task Force
  • Worked extensively with Federal Law Enforcement and Intelligence Community to foster whole-of-government solutions to national security threats