D.J. rode the world's fastest roller coaster while studying abroad in Abu Dhabi.
D.J. is a China Analyst with the State-Sponsored Threats Team at C4ADS. He leverages the power of high-value datasets and open-source intelligence to investigate malign investments, influence operations, and other threats posed by the Chinese government.
Before joining C4ADS, D.J. gained valuable analytical experience in the public and private sector. At the U.S. Department of Commerce, D.J. worked closely with International Trade Specialists and translated China’s Five Year Plans. At Portman Square Group, a business intelligence and risk mitigation firm, D.J. supported a wide range of due diligence and litigation activities. These experiences rigorously prepared him for a meaningful career at C4ADS.
D.J. pursued his undergraduate education at NYU Shanghai and he earned a Master’s in Applied Intelligence from Georgetown University. His educational experiences have provided him with a unique perspective that drives his work at C4ADS.