R. James Woolsey is a national security and energy expert who has served in a variety of roles for the US government including Director of Central Intelligence, Ambassador to the Negotiation on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE), Under Secretary of the Navy, and General Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services. Currently the Chairman of Woolsey Partners LLC and a Venture Partner at VantagePoint Venture Partners, he is a frequent contributor to major publications and media outlets on the subjects of foreign affairs, defense, energy, and intelligence.