Deborah Lee James is the 23rd Secretary of the Air Force, former Sector President at defense giant SAIC, and an accomplished author, speaker, and advisor. Drawing upon 3 decades of leadership experience in both the public and private sectors, Deborah helps organizations navigate through complex strategic and tactical challenges to achieve their goals, enhance performance and transform their businesses.
Deborah provides advice on team building, organizational change management, selling to the Federal Government, cyber security, space, and transformational technology. She is an accomplished keynote speaker and enjoys working one-on-one as an Executive Mentor with C-suite level professionals. Finally, Deborah serves on various for profit and non-profit Boards of Director.
Dysfunction abounds in America in so many ways, from continuous turbulent change in the business environment, to a US federal government polarized by an inability to compromise and fulfill its historic missions, to personal levels where even deeper and darker levels of dysfunction reside within our colleagues, families, friends, and ourselves. Can any of us survive and thrive against such a backdrop of unsettledness and anxiety? Deborah Lee James wants to help us try.
Deborah Lee James has a three-decade track record of leading, transforming, and driving lasting results in the legislative and executive branches of the U.S. government and private industry. She has deep expertise in strategic planning, risk management, public policy, cyber security, space, logistics, and innovation. Deborah is an accomplished speaker on business and government topics including topical issues in national security and world affairs, politics in Washington, business transformation, leadership, and diversity and inclusion.
Drawing upon 3 decades of leadership experience in both the public and private sectors, Deborah helps organizations navigate through complex strategic and tactical challenges to achieve their goals, enhance performance and transform their businesses.