Jeff Chapman is the Chief Executive Officer of Babel Street, a leading-edge software company that specializes in collecting and analyzing publicly available information across more than 200 languages. Prior to founding Babel Street, the President of United States appointed Mr. Chapman as the Deputy Executive Secretary for Economics and Finance at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. In that capacity, he helped develop financial strategies concerning the government overhaul of domestic capital markets and terrorism finance regulations. Before accepting his appointment to Treasury, he co-founded, led, and sold a software and consulting firm formed to meet post-9/11 needs of homeland and national security.
Mr. Chapman is a former intelligence officer and decorated combat veteran. He is an alumnus of the United States Naval Academy and holds graduate degrees from the University of Virginia and Harvard University.
Since 2005, Mr. Chapman has served as an Adjunct Professor at the U.S. Air Force Special Operations School where he lectures on topics such as terrorism and geopolitics of the Middle East.