Full Name
Jan (Ken) Gleiman
Job Title
Army Strategist Association
Speaker Bio
Jan K. Gleiman (Ken) is a certified Strategy Management Professional (SMP) and the President of the Army Strategist Association, a 501c3 that supports the community of U.S. Military Strategists. Ken is a 27-year veteran of the United States Army, a Green Beret, and Army Strategist. His assignments include Expert Panelist on the DOD China Task Force; Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans, and Capabilities; Director of Strategy, Plans, and Assessments for the U.S. Security Coordinator to Israel and the Palestinian Authority; Director, U.S. Pacific Commander’s Action Group; and Director of Plans for Special Operations Component Command (Afghanistan). His overseas tours include operational assignments to Israel, Afghanistan, Iraq, and the Philippines as well as other assignments to Japan, Australia, and Korea. He currently serves as a Professor of Practice at Arizona State University where he leads education programs for the Future Security Initiative and teaches in the School of Politics and Global Studies. He also teaches courses on strategy, policy, military operations, and irregular warfare at Georgetown University and is a former visiting fellow at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) where he supported the Secretary of Defense’s Strategic Thinkers Program (STP). Dr. Gleiman was the first U.S. military visiting fellow to the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) in Canberra, Australia. Ken also does strategy consulting for clients in the Washington D.C. area.
Jan (Ken) Gleiman