John J. Hamre
John J. Hamre is president and CEO of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). He served as US deputy secretary of defense from 1997 to 1999 and undersecretary of defense (comptroller) from 1993 to 1997, where he aided in management of the defense budget. Before his tenure at the Department of Defense, Hamre was professional staff member to the Senate Armed Services Committee and deputy assistant director at the Congressional Budget Ofﬁce. He received a doctorate from the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University.