Blake Fleisher (Chicago) is a Senior Cyber Risk Analyst at a global consulting firm in Chicago. Previously, he worked in Middle East policy at the JINSA Gemunder Center for Defense and Strategy in Washington, DC. His commentary and analysis on the Middle East and national security issues has been published in The Wall Street Journal, The National Interest, and The Hill, among other publications. He is able to conduct research in seven languages and has travelled throughout Israel, the Palestinian Territories, Jordan, and Egypt. Blake holds a B.A. in linguistics and an M.S. in computer science from The University of Chicago.