James Mulvenon is an analysis director for Peraton Labs, a communications and information research and engineering company.

Previously, he was Director of Intelligence Integration at SOSi, where he recruited and trained a team of nearly forty Chinese, Arabic, Farsi, Dari, Pashto, Urdu, Russian, and Korean linguist-analysts performing cutting-edge research and analysis for both public and private sector clients on cyber and technology topics.

A Chinese linguist and a specialist on the Chinese military, he is a leading international expert on Chinese cyber and espionage issues, conducting pioneering work on Chinese hackers in the mid-1990s and publishing the first technical and policy analysis of Chinese Internet censorship in 2002. In 2013, he co-authored Chinese Industrial Espionage, which is the first full account of the complete range of China’s efforts to illicitly acquire foreign technology, including cyber espionage.