James F. Sculerati

James F. Sculerati


Leidos, Inc – 2013 – Present

U.S. Army TRADOC Capability Manager (Biometrics and Forensics) Liaison to U.S. Special Operations Command. Evaluates military user requirements and advanced technologies to collect, process, and exploit biometric, forensic, document, and electronic media data.

U.S. Air Force and Air Force Reserve – 1984 – 2014

• Defined Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) capability requirements for joint Special Operations Forces; prioritized development and procurement planning for programs totaling $4.6B.
• Assisted a foreign partner government to develop and validate strategic plans for development of a $1B military communications network.
• Introduced realistic ISR employment within Air Force strategic and operational wargames supporting Joint Professional Military Education.
• Planned aerial reconnaissance campaigns in support of regional joint military operations.
• Analyzed foreign military equipment, force structure, doctrine and tactics.
• Provided intelligence support and aircrew training for aerial reconnaissance and tanker units.
• Designed and conducted wind tunnel and high-altitude rocket engine tests in Air Force and NASA facilities supporting development of advanced aircraft and missiles.
• Executive agent for quality assurance policy and program implementation within a major Air Force test center.

Jacobs Technology – 2011-2012

Requirements Analyst, Unified and Special Operations Group. Developed requirements and evaluated technology for small arms training simulators and hybrid live-fire/simulator systems for Special Operations Forces.

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (previously-MRJ, Inc and Veridian Systems) – 1996 – 2004

Systems Engineer. Provided technical and analytical support to Department of Defense and Intelligence Agencies to develop advanced ISR systems and architectures.


Defense Intelligence University, Southern Academic Center, MacDill AFB, Florida (2013-present)
Volunteer Adjunct Faculty Member. Develops instructional materials, provides instruction and mentoring, and evaluates candidates seeking a Master of Science in Strategic Intelligence.


Master of Science in Geosciences, Mississippi State University, 2011
Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical /Astronautical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1984
Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base AL, 2007
Reserve Component Advanced Joint Professional Military Education, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk VA, 2004
Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell Air Force Base AL, 1999
Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base AL, 1988


Terrorism Response Senior Seminar, Joint Special Operations University, 2007
Dynamics of International Terrorism Course, Air Force Special Operations School, 1994
Electronic Combat Intelligence Course, USAF Air Warfare Center, 1993
Tanker Tactics Course, Strategic Air Command Tactics School, 1992
Air Force Intelligence Applications Officer Course, Goodfellow AFB, 1991
Systems Engineering Short Course, The George Washington University, 1990
Project Management for the Technical Manager, The George Washington University, 1989
Advanced Systems Acquisition Management, Air Force Systems Command Acquisition School, 1988
Introduction to Systems Acquisition Management, Air Force Systems Command Acquisition School 1986