Jami Miscik is chief executive officer and vice chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc., a strategic international consulting firm that assesses and navigates emerging market geopolitical and macroeconomic risks. Prior to joining Kissinger Associates in 2009, Miscik served as the global head of sovereign risk at Lehman Brothers. Before entering the private sector, Miscik had a twenty-two-year career in intelligence, ultimately serving as the CIA’s deputy director for intelligence. In this role, she was responsible for all of the CIA’s intelligence analysts, the production of all-source analysis, and determining the content of the President’s Daily Briefing. She also served as the director for intelligence programs on the National Security Council. Miscik serves on the boards of Morgan Stanley, General Motors, and In-Q-Tel and is co–vice chairman at the American Ditchley Foundation. From 2009 to 2017, she served on the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board and was co-chair from 2014 to 2017. She is the recipient of the Director of Central Intelligence’s Director’s Medal, the Distinguished Intelligence Medal, the Defense Intelligence Agency Director’s Medal, and two Intelligence Commendation Medals. Miscik received her BA from Pepperdine University and her MA from the University of Denver’s School of International Studies.
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