Joseph W. Augustyn is Executive Vice President, Security and Intelligence at Jefferson Waterman International, a premier Washington, D.C. based political and business consulting firm with an exclusively international practice. Mr. Augustyn has thirty years of high-level experience in homeland security, counterterrorism, and intelligence issues, as well as executive knowledge of the agencies and departments responsible for them.
Mr. Augustyn’s long career with the CIA includes senior positions as Deputy Associate Director of Central Intelligence for Homeland Security, Director of defector resettlement operations, Chief of Staff for the CIA’s Deputy Director of Operations, and the Deputy Division Chief for the CIA’s large East Asia Division. Mr. Augustyn was also chief of station on three separate occasions.
Mr. Augustyn is a frequent national lecturer and guest speaker on homeland security and intelligence topics, and has written articles published by the Christian Science Monitor and the Huffington Post. The numerous honors and merit awards he has received include the Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal and the Intelligence Commendation Medal. Mr. Augustyn pursued doctoral studies at Indiana University, and holds degrees from the University of Massachusetts and Brown University.