Senior Analyst, Military and Defense Markets
Education: BS, Political Science, U.S. Naval Academy; MA, Government, Johns Hopkins University.
A former naval officer and helicopter pilot, Jon covers a range of Forecast International reports and products, drawing on his 10-year background in military aviation, operations, and education. His previous military assignments include multiple overseas deployments
supporting operations in the Arabian Gulf, NATO exercises, and humanitarian missions. Jon’s work is also influenced by his time as a former Presidential Management Fellow and international trade specialist at the Department of Commerce.
Before joining Forecast International, Jon also served as an NROTC instructor and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Texas, where he taught undergraduate courses on naval history, navigation, defense organization, and naval operations and warfare.
A lifelong reader and learner, his academic and professional interests include aviation, political and military history, national defense and security, and foreign area studies.