Jason Killmeyer is a political commentator and national security expert. He is the founder and president of FreeWork, establishing the nation’s first podcast microgrant program to match creative youth to the tools for content creation.
Jason concluded a dozen years in national security as Chief of Staff Global Defense, Security & Justice at Deloitte Consulting LLP, and is a former congressional primary candidate for Pennsylvania’s 17th Congressional District in his hometown of Pittsburgh.
Jason is a contributing editor at the defense-focused 19FortyFive.com, drawing on his experience to help insulate federal supply chains from China. He has been featured as an author or cited expert in the Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, the Washington Examiner, Foxnews.com, and more.
Jason leverages his business operations expertise in his role as a Strategic Advisor to a wide range of startups and nonprofits working to make explicit, measurable change at the state, city, and even municipal level.