Jamil Jaffer Biography

Jamil Jaffer, in full, Jamil N. Jaffer is an American personality who is serving as a member of the Advisory Board of IronNet Cybersecurity, a technology startup founded by Gen (ret.) Keith B. Alexander. Jamil is also an active member of the Advisory Board of Missouri Cobalt, the nation’s largest primary producer of cobalt. He holds more than 15 positions at different private or semi-private organizations and contributes to them as the legal authority.

Early Life

Jamil Jaffer was born on the 27th of June around the 1980s and he grew up in Los Angeles, California. He is a graduate student of the University of California, Los Angeles. He received his B.A. Political Science and Economics from September 1994 to June 1998. He attended USAF Air Command and Staff College, U.S. Naval War College (where he received his M.A.), and University of Chicago Law School (where he received his doctorate in law). He completed his education in college from September 1994 to June 2003.

Jamil Jaffer Career

Jamil N. Jaffer is the Founder and Executive Director of the National Security Institute. Also, he is working as an assistant professor of law, Director of the National Security Law & Policy Program, and the nation’s first Cyber, Intelligence, and National Security LL.M at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University. Despite this, he is also working as a teacher giving classes on counterterrorism, intelligence, surveillance, cybersecurity, and other national security matters, and teaches several other summer courses in Padua, Italy with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil M. Gorsuch. In his entire career, Jamil Jaffer went through at least 30 different positions at different start-ups, companies, firms, or scientific institutes.

Most recently [August 2022], he holds the position of member of the advisory board at IronNet, member of the advisory board at Missouri Cobalt, founder and executive director of National Security Institute, and advisor at the companies like Beacon Global Strategies LLC, 4iQ, Duco, Amber Video, member of the strategic advisory committee at Global Cyber Alliance,  member of the digital freedom forum at CNAS [Center for a New American Security], works as an affiliate member for Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University, executive committee member at Federalist S, member board of directors at Speech First Organization, member board of directors at Center for Intelligence Policy, and a fellow of Academy of Judaic, Christian, and Islamic Studies since 1998.

Jamil Jaffer Biography

Real Name Jamil Nazim Jaffer
Birth Date June 27 1980s
Age (as of 2022) 35-40 Years
Hometown Los Angeles, California, USA
Profession Executive Director National Security Institute
College University of Chicago Law School, United States Naval War College
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 73 kg  –  in Pounds –  160 lbs
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown



Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Not Known
Children Not Known


Jamil began his professional life with the position of research director for Randy Hoffman for Congress, based in the Greater Los Angeles Area from July 1998 to November 1998. He held a few positions for one year or even less or a little more at various other firms including policy aide for Congressman Bob Goodlatte, law clerk to Judge Edith H. Jones, Statewide election day coordinator, attorney at Washington based company named Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, counsel at U.S. Department of Justice, Law Clerk to Judge Neil M. Gorsuch. He worked as counsel and senior counsel in the U.S. Department of Justice, Associate Counsel to President George W. Bush in the White House, and worked again as an attorney for Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel but this time for two years.

Before joining IronNet Cybersecurity as a member of the advisory board, Jamil served for six-and-a-half years as a senior business leader. He helped the company to grow from 40 employees to nearly 300 helping the company to increase the capital fundraising with its name in the listing on New York Stock Exchange through a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). He also writes academic articles and has written the chapters for the books on cybersecurity and surveillance, as well as op-eds and policy papers with former Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey. He has given most of his contribution to article writing for NSI and got his papers, essays, and newsletters published on media outlets including NBC, NBC News Now, Fox Business, Fox 5 News, Bloomberg, MSNBC, The Hill, News Max, etc.

Personal Life

As far as his romantic life is concerned, Jamil has not revealed anything related to that regard in the media yet. He seems to be conservative and limited to only his work and professional life. He is a multi-position holder personality and has reached such a big profile that it would be unhonorable for anyone to ask if he is married or not or how he met his wife. Moreover, there is no clear information on whether he is married or not or has children from past relationships.

Jamil Jaffer Net Worth

Jamil Jaffer is a member of the Advisory Board of IronNet Cybersecurity. He is known for his position as founder and executive director of the National Security Institute. He is a multi-professional personality and also represents himself as an advocate or legal advisory member. His income must be as high as $10 million.

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