Dr. Jake Sotiriadis is the Air Force’s senior futurist and chief of strategic foresight. His work spans the nexus of disruptive technology, geopolitical risk analysis, and foresight analytics. He has served as advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to Germany, intelligence briefer to the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force, and Deputy Chief of the Weapons and Space Division at the National Security Agency. His work as a thought leader has been featured internationally in: The Diplomat, Defense News, C4ISR Journal, China-US Focus, The Daily (Kathimerini), and the Middle East Institute. He holds a Ph.D. in political science and geopolitical futures from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and master’s degrees from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, the School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, and the Air Command and Staff College. He speaks German, Greek, and Spanish.