Jeemes Akers

Special Advisor

Mr. Akers retired from the U.S. intelligence community in September 2013 with over 15 years of experience, analyzing various issues in Southeast Asian and Middle Eastern security, terrorism, cyber and weapons proliferation. Akers served overseas in several postings — primarily in Southeast Asia.


Prior to his work in the intelligence community, he worked as a college professor, school administrator, attorney, and managed a congressional election campaign. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a Chinese linguist and was awarded an Air Medal for his involvement in battles throughout the Vietnam War.

Jeemes Akers