Stephen Wood joined the Traffic Safety Administration in March 2008 as Deputy Assistant Administrator of the Office of Intelligence and Analysis. He was appointed Acting Director of Intelligence in January 2009.
Prior to joining TSA, Wood served 24 years in the U.S. Army. In 2004 he was promoted to Colonel and assigned as Director of Operations J3, Joint Command Network Warfare, National Security Agency, where he led the operations of a Joint Interagency Task Force for Cyber Warfare.
Wood holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Georgia Southwestern University and a Master of Science degree in National Resource Strategy from National Defense University, Industrial College of the Armed Forces.