Corporate Strategic Advisor, Intelligence/Cyber Strategy
Lowell (Jake) Jacoby is Corporate Strategic Advisor, Intelligence/Cyber Strategy for CACI International Inc, a $3.7 billion information solutions and services company. In this role, he has oversight of CACI's strategy and planning across its intelligence, cyberspace, and geospatial markets.
Previously, Mr. Jacoby had served as Executive Vice President of CACI's National Solutions Group (NSG), serving members of the U.S. Intelligence Community and fielding capabilities that enable information sharing across the national intelligence and homeland security communities. The group made CACI an industry leader in knowledge management; data discovery, document, and media exploitation; technical and all-source analysis; systems integration and application development; intelligence dissemination and network management, systems engineering, and technical assistance; multimedia productions; and other highly-valued classified activities and services for its customers.
Mr. Jacoby joined CACI in February of 2006 as NSG's Executive Vice President for Strategic Intelligence. In this position, he was responsible for shaping new business opportunities for CACI in the intelligence and homeland security arenas. These responsibilities included helping to develop strategic plans and lending his expertise in developing end-to-end and community-wide solutions.
The former Navy Vice Admiral (VADM) has 45 years of military and intelligence leadership experience. Mr. Jacoby culminated his active duty career as Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency with key responsibilities supporting national authorities, combatant commanders and the warfighter, and he played a leading role in the global war on terrorism. For the final 20 years of his career, he was the senior intelligence officer at every duty station. He led the effort to create a functional command for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance, and brought the new command to initial operational capability.
Mr. Jacoby's leadership in defense intelligence transformation and his key role in national intelligence reform were recognized by the award of three Defense Distinguished Service Medals, the Navy Distinguished Service Medal, and the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal. He has also received numerous U.S. and foreign awards.
Mr. Jacoby currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Intelligence Committee of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) and is a member of AFCEA’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors. He is a member of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance Board of Advisors and The National Intelligence University Foundation Board of Directors., He is a past Chairman of the Board for the Naval Intelligence Professionals. In addition, he is regularly called upon as a speaker and panelist at conferences and symposia concerning intelligence and national security issues and is a mentor for young intelligence professionals.