David Wise is a businessman who works outside of the government contracting and defense world. He has a great interest in international affairs and national security and publishes frequent opinion pieces out of personal interest. In the national security field he has written frequent opinion pieces in Jane's Defence Weekly and has also appeared in Armed Forces Journal, Navy Times and the the journal published by the US Navy Postgraduate School. He has an MALD degree in international business from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He is also a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies.