Jacob Breach

Defense Intelligence Agency


Jacob Breach is a public affairs officer with the Defense Intelligence Agency supporting strategic and senior leader communications. Most recently he served as the senior speechwriter to DIA’s director. He is also a non-resident senior advisor to the deputy commander, U.S. Cyber Command. Jacob’s speeches have been delivered around the world and have covered topics as diverse as cyber and cognitive warfare, geopolitical challenges, the future of the international order, organizational adaptation, and lessons from history. He is also the chair of the Defense Discussion Group for Young Professionals in Foreign Policy. Previously, he served as a member of the National Security Council staff at the White House from 2014-2015, on the personal staff of a Member of Congress, and with the Department of State in the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs. Jacob earned a Master of Science of Strategic Intelligence from the National Intelligence University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from Purdue University. He is also a graduate of the Defense Information School.(This bio is current to when the participant joined FDD’s National Security Network.)

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