Aaron T. Kiesler provides Lewis-Burke clients with detailed reports and timely legislative updates on a variety of federal policy areas with a focus on defense, space, and cybersecurity issues. His research and analysis helps inform numerous Lewis-Burke client newsletters, policy updates and other communications. Mr. Kiesler’s academic background in diplomacy and world affairs led him to study how new technologies have impacted U.S. National Security policies, practices, and supporting laws.
Before joining Lewis-Burke Associates, Mr. Kiesler gained congressional experience working as a scheduler and staffer in the district office for Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) and as a health policy intern in the Washington DC office of Congressman Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM). These legislative positions provided Mr. Kiesler insight and understanding into the processes and dynamics of Congress as well as legislative development experience that he brings to the firm. Growing up in the Silicon Valley allowed Mr. Kiesler to witness first-hand the value that scientific and technological innovation can bring to the United States society and the economy. Mr. Kiesler supports Lewis-Burke efforts to bring client science and technology capabilities into the U.S. national security research enterprise.
Mr. Kiesler graduated from Occidental College, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Diplomacy and World Affairs.