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Executive Vice President Jim Allen is the client service officer for the Cyber account, supporting the National Security Agency; Cyber Command; and Air Force, Army, and Marine Corps Cyber. The Cyber account also enables cyber-related business in other parts of government and in our commercial and international markets. Jim is co-officer in charge for Booz Allen Dark Labs, our unique approach to tackling cyber challenges.
Jim has nearly 36 years of experience leading or supporting cyber and intelligence missions in the U.S. and abroad. He has advised U.S. and foreign intelligence organizations on intelligence, cyber, technical, and organizational issues; served on advisory boards; and provided expertise to non-profit and research organizations. He was adjunct professor for cyber warfare at Georgetown University from 2012 to 2014.
“Jim has nearly 36 years of experience leading or supporting cyber and intelligence missions in the U.S. and abroad.”
Jim joined Booz Allen in 2004 after a distinguished career at the National Security Agency (NSA), including service as deputy director for analysis and production. His assignments included positions with other members of the intelligence community.
Prior to joining the NSA in 1987, he served in the U.S. Navy as a cryptologic officer and surface warfare officer, with service afloat and ashore.
Jim holds an M.A. in telecommunications from The George Washington University, an M.A. in national security studies from Georgetown University, and a B.A. with distinction in Russian from University of Virginia.
Profile updated March 2016