Josh Lefkowitz, CEO
Josh Lefkowitz guides the strategic vision for Flashpoint, where he leads all business development initiatives and manages day-to-day operations. He has served as a consultant to the FBI's senior management team and worked extensively with federal, state, and local authorities to track and analyze terrorist groups. In addition to his rich experience within the public sector, Mr. Lefkowitz gained deep insight into the critical intelligence challenges facing Fortune 500 companies and high net worth individuals while working for a top-tier, global investment bank. He remains committed to crafting products and services that can fill the current intelligence gaps afflicting governments, corporations, and consumers.
Mr. Lefkowitz holds an MBA from Harvard University and a BA from Williams College.
Adrian Asher, CTO
Adrian Asher drives technological innovation and strategy at Flashpoint. Prior to joining Flashpoint, Asher served as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of Skype where he oversaw security for all the products at one of the world’s largest social and peer-to-peer networks. Before beginning his tenure at Skype, Asher was also the Global Head of Information Security at both the Man Group and Betfair, where he successfully dealt with the numerous security and scalability challenges affecting large enterprises.
Mr. Asher holds an MA in Information Security from the University of London.
Evan Kohlmann, CIO
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.
Josh Devon, CPO
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.