John Lehman is a member of the FPRI Board of Trustees and Chair of FPRI’s National Security Program. He is the Chairman of J.F. Lehman & Company, a private equity investment firm. He is also Chairman of OAOT Technology Solutions, Director of Ball Corporation, Insurance Services Office, SDI Inc., and Racal Instruments, Inc., and a member of the Advisory Board of Paribas Affaires Industrielles. Dr. Lehman was formerly an investment banker with PaineWebber Inc. Prior to joining PaineWebber, he served for six years as Secretary of the Navy.
Nikolas Gvosdev is the Director of the National Security Program at the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) and Editor of Orbis: FPRI’s Journal of World Affairs. He is also a Professor of National Security Affairs, holding the Captain Jerome E. Levy Chair in Economic Geography and National Security at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.