David Jimenez holds an A.A.S. in Intelligence and Imagery Analysis from the Community College of the Air Force, a B.S. in Management and Human Resources from Park College, and an M.A. in Human Resource Development from Webster University. A United States Air Force retiree, Mr. Jimenez was awarded the Distinguished Meritorious Medal, several Air Force Meritorious Service Medals, and three Air Force Commendation medals. He is the recipient of a 2002 Golden Candle Award from Open Source Solutions Network (OSS.Net) for 21st Century Emerging Leadership (for hosting the Intelligence, Security, & Terrorism Conference (IST), 2002, attended by 400 individuals from law enforcement, government, military, security, business, and first responders).
He is also a Senior Intelligence Research Specialist with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and previously served with the U.S. Border Patrol in El Paso, Texas. He is the former Director of Training, Education, and Career Development for the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IALEIA). David is owner of the website IntelligenceIsTheFuture.com.
Mr. Jimenez’ recent publications include articles on Corporate Intelligence and Robert W. Pelton for the Sharpe Reference, Encyclopedia of Intelligence Counterintelligence. He also authored articles on Civil War intelligence and espionage, the Black Chamber, William Kampiles, Keyhole SIGINT Satellite, and Room 40 for James Madison University in their upcoming 2010 American Espionage – A Historical Encyclopedia.
He is a Lifetime Certified Crime Analyst (CCA) with the Society of Certified Criminal Analysts. He moderated the 2005 Law Enforcement Intelligence Training Seminar during the anual IALEIA Conference, lectured at the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime conference on Criminal Intelligence in Belgrade, Serbia in December 2006, and presented a seminar on Law Enforcement Intelligence at the October 2008 International Association of Crime Analysts in St Petersburg, Fl. He also presented/lectured on behalf of AMU on the future of online intelligence education during the annual International Association For Intelligence Education at the University of Maryland in 2009.