Mykl Quinn


All-source intelligence analyst and 20+ year U.S. Air Force veteran with a wide breadth of experience in complex and strategic research/analysis, intelligence plans and programs, national/tactical collection methods, personnel management, and development of domain, threat, and capability assessments and awareness. Led and worked collaboratively with multi-domain teams of all sizes in maximizing existing capabilities to meet customer needs while identifying processing and capability shortfalls in response to emerging threats/requirements. Data oriented decision-maker capable of operating in highly stressful and reactive environments, providing decision quality estimates and recommendation based on available facts, experience and sound judgement. Directly supported steady-state, crisis, and contingency planning and operations for USEUCOM, USSOUTHCOM, USFK, and NORAD/NORTHCOM; with cumulatively two-years deployed experience supporting NATO Training Mission – Afghanistan and USSOCOM operations covering air, space, and cyberspace domains respectively.

Active Government Top Secret/SCI Clearance; 3 Jun 2020

Key Intelligence Roles

Intelligence Planner (5 Years)

  • Led strategic intelligence activities to provide adversary capability assessments and realistic conflict scenario development for numerous combatant command operational planning events.
  • Conducted predictive analysis to determine most-likely and most-dangerous adversary courses of actions and inform operational planners of strategic threats to U.S. military capabilities.
  • Developed Information Needs, Source Directed Requirements, as well as standing and ad-hoc Collection Requirements to meet strategic and operational commander objectives.

Intelligence Manager (9 Years)

  • Directed multiple departments of intelligence operations and analysis activities, overseeing organizations with 90+ military, civilian, and contract personnel.
  • Managed professional development for teams consisting of a variety of intelligence specialties, and rapidly designed niche training plans for new or emerging capabilities and requirements.
  • Optimized employment of strategic and operational intelligence collection missions, maximizing the use of all available intelligence sources, resources, and assets.

Intelligence Analyst (15 Years)

  • Conducted in-depth research on air, space, cyberspace, political, and technology topics in the Americas, European, Pacific, and Middle Eastern regions, with a focus on near-peer threat actors.
  • Presented complex informational briefings to senior leaders and action officers to guide decision making on military operations, acquisitions, capability development, and global/theater planning.
  • Produced targeted intelligence assessment products by fusing signal, imagery, open source, and human intelligence via technical writing, graphic visualization, and verbal presentation.
  • Evaluated and analyzed vast quantities of intelligence and open-source data, rapidly developing strategic/operational understanding to provide senior leaders’ decision quality recommendations.

Professional Experience

Section Chief and Intelligence Planner - USAFJan 2020 - Present

Cyberspace Operations - Integrated Planning Element (CO-IPE) / USEUCOM

Established the intelligence division for a new military organization designed to provide cyber domain subject matter experts to advise/guide U.S. European Command’s objectives, planning, and operations.

  • Subject matter expert on near-peer adversary capabilities and operations which could pose a threat to U.S. CI/KR, military C4I, and theater partner/ally security in the cyber and info domains.
  • Analyzed vast quantities of intelligence and publicly available information daily to prepare senior leaders to respond to ever-changing and emerging cyberspace threats.
  • Delivered expertise on advanced persistent threat/intrusion set activities, capabilities, and plans to posture USEUCOM/USCYBERCOM cyber defense and defeat of highly capable adversaries.

Operations Superintendent – USAFJun 2018 – Dec 2019

612th Air Operations Center/Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance Div.

Senior Intelligence Analyst (Deployed) – USAFJan 2018 – May 2018

Operation HORNET, Guatemala Fusion Cell

Section Chief, Analysis, Correlation, & Fusion – USAFMar 2017– Dec 2017

612th Air Operations Center/Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance Div.

Flight Chief, Senior Intelligence Duty Officer Team – USAFFeb 2016 – Feb 2017

607th Air Operations Center/Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance Div.

NCOIC, Analysis and Estimates – USAFMar 2013 – Jan 2016

Mar 2013 – Jan 2016

Senior Intelligence Analyst/Advisor (Deployed) – USAFFeb 2012 – Feb 2013

838th Air Expeditionary Advisory Group, Afghanistan

NCOIC, Analyst Training – USAFMay 2011 – Jan 2012

15th Intelligence Squadron/Unit Support Flight

Intelligence Analyst (Deployed) – USAFOct 2010 – Apr 2011

Warrants and Prosecution Task Force, Iraq

NCOIC, Analysis and Reporting – USAFDec 2009 – Sep 2010

15th Intelligence Squadron/Analysis and Production Flight

Intelligence Analyst (Deployed) – USAFFeb 2009 – Aug 2009

Joint Targeting Team, Iraq

NCOIC, Insight Section – USAFFeb 2008 – Nov 2009

36th Intelligence Squadron/Visual Recognition Flight

F-15 Avionics Technician – USAFSep 2001 – Feb 2008

1st Component Maintenance Squadron/Avionics Maintenance Flight

Education and Training

University of Maryland Global Campus

Master of Science in Data Analytics, Expected May 2024

University of Maryland Global Campus

Bachelor of Science in Digital Media and Web Technology, Dec 2021

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Community College of the Air Force

Associate of Applied Science in Intelligence Studies and Technology, Aug 2020

Specialized Military Training

2021 – Intelligence Planners Course I (40hrs)

2021 – Senior Enlisted Joint PME II (45hrs)

2020 – Joint Cyber Operations Planning Course (80hrs)

2019 – Cyber Intelligence Formal Training Unit (220hrs)

2017 – Air Component Special Technical Operations Planners Course (40hrs)

2016 – Air Operations Center Initial Qualification Training (240hrs)

2015 – Senior Enlisted ISR Master Skills Course (40hrs)

2014 – Introduction to Cyberthreat Analysis Course (40hrs)

2013 – Defense Support to Civil Authorities Course Phase I/II (28hrs)

2012 – Joint Senior NCO PME Course (40hrs)

2011 – USAF Air Advisor Basic Course (200hrs)

2011 – NCO Academy (360hrs)

2009 – Operations Intelligence Apprentice (940hrs)

2005 – Airman Leadership School (200hrs)

2002 – F-15 Avionics Apprentice (1400hrs)

2001 – Electronic Principles (120hrs)

Skills and Technical Experience