Jonathan Fredman held numerous leadership positions at the Central Intelligence Agency during his 36-year career, including Chief Counsel, Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) Counterterrorist Center; Chief Counsel, DCI Counterintelligence Center; Counsel for Operations, CIA Directorate of Science and Technology; and Chief Counsel for several additional CIA divisions and mission centers. He also served as Assistant Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Special Programs at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and as Special Assistant to the Director of Central Intelligence, and taught national security and foreign intelligence at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
He is a recipient of the George H.W. Bush Award for Excellence in Counterterrorism, the John A. McCone Award for Science and Technology, the National Intelligence Exceptional Achievement Medal, and the Middle East Mission Manager Medallion.
He is an alumnus of the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, Class of 1980, and Columbia Law School. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.