Chief Executive Officer
Josh Lefkowitz leads all business development initiatives and manages day-to-day operations for Flashpoint. He has worked extensively with federal, state, and local authorities to track and analyze terrorist groups. He has also served as a consultant to the FBI's senior management team and worked for a top tier, global investment bank, where he gained experience with Fortune 500 companies and ultra high net worth individuals.
Mr. Lefkowitz holds an MBA from Harvard University and a BA from Williams College.
Chief R&D Officer
Evan Kohlmann is responsible for innovation and product development at Flashpoint. He has served as a private sector International Terrorism Consultant who has spent over a decade tracking Al-Qaida and other terrorist organizations. He has served at various times as a contract consultant in terrorism matters on behalf of the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Office of the High Representative (OHR) in Bosnia-Herzegovina, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTFY) at the Hague, the Australian Federal Police (AFP), the U.K. Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), Scotland Yard's SO-15 Counter Terrorism Command, the Central Scotland Police, West Yorkshire Police, and the Danish Security and Intelligence Service (PET).
Mr. Kohlmann holds a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a BA in International Politics from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.
Chief Product Officer
Josh Devon focuses on developing Flashpoint's software products, designing them to offer deep insight and analytics to users studying and monitoring terrorists, hackers, and other potential threat groups. Prior to joining Flashpoint in 2013, Mr. Devon co-founded the SITE Intelligence Group in June 2002 where he served as Assistant Director. Spending more than a decade researching the contemporary state of terrorism in the world, with an emphasis on jihadist use of the internet, he has assisted and consulted governments and non-governmental organizations in studying and monitoring terrorists and their supporters. Mr. Devon has published numerous articles intended to educate the public on issues surrounding terrorism. He speaks, reads, and writes Arabic.
Mr. Devon holds an MA from the School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University, where he focused on Middle East studies. At the University of Pennsylvania, he received a BS in Economics from the Wharton School and a BA in English from the College of Arts and Sciences.