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Andrew Whiskeyman

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Andrew Whiskeyman

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Highest degree earned

Ph.D., Air University


Andrew Whiskeyman, COL U.S.A. (ret.), CHEP is an associate professor at the National Defense University’s College of Information and Cyberspace where he teaches and researches on the topics of leadership, disruptive technology, information warfare, deception and strategic foresight.

He is a professor of practice with the University of Maryland (UMD)’s Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security (ARLIS), where he helps coordinate the Phoenix Challenge Series of international Information conferences. He has lectured internationally on the use of information as an element of power. He is also the CEO and co-founder of JASSA Professional Services, providing expert advice on organizational leadership, strategic foresight, and disruptive innovation. 

Prior to his retirement from active duty, he served as the chief of the Information Operations Division (J39) within the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Operations Directorate J3 located at Macdill AFB, Florida.  

His penultimate assignment was as the chief of cyber strategy for the CENTCOM Joint Cyber Center (JCC). COL Whiskeyman served as an active-duty Army officer for over 28 years. His first assignment was to Misawa AB, Japan as an enlisted military intelligence soldier. He then went to Officer Candidate School (OCS) and commissioned into the basic branch of Air Defense Artillery. In 2007, he transitioned to the Information Operations functional area (FA30). He has deployed five times: Kosovo (KFOR 3B - 2001/02), Afghanistan (3 times - 2004, 2006/07, and 2012/13), and Iraq (2008/09). He also has numerous shorter trips into the Middle East theater of operations including return trips to Iraq and Afghanistan. 

He is a graduate (and plank owner) of the Marine Corps Expeditionary Warfare School (EWS - 2004), Air Command and Staff College (ACSC - 2011 in residence), and the School of Advanced Air and Space Studies (SAASS XXI - 2012). He is the first soldier with the Advanced Strategic Planning and Policy Program (ASP3) to earn a Ph.D. (Military Strategy, Air University 2015).

In the community, he has been active in parish ministry for over 15 years, he is a past grand knight with the Knights of Columbus, and has started and led multiple Exodus fraternities (in person and virtual) for the past five years. He is a co-founder of the Tampa Bay Catholic Business Forum.