Admiral William J. Fallon

(Ret.) U.S. Navy

Retired Admiral William J. Fallon is a 40 year veteran of the U.S. Navy after a distinguished career of military and strategic leadership. He led U.S. and Allied forces in eight separate commands and played a leadership role in military and diplomatic matters at the highest levels of the U.S. government. As head of U.S. Central Command, Admiral Fallon directed all U.S. military operations in the Middle East, Central Asia, and the Horn of Africa, focusing on combat efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan. He led the U.S. Pacific Command for two years, directing political-military activities in the Asia-Pacific region.

Currently, he is chairman of CounterTack Inc., a partner in Tilwell Petroleum, LLC, an advisor to several other businesses, a distinguished fellow at the Center for Naval Analyses, and on the Boards of several nonprofit organizations.