TJ Waters spent four years as a co-team chief at U.S. Special Operations Command Headquarters. Prior to this he was a Senior Counterintelligence Analyst for USCENTCOM and an Intelligence Officer for the Central Intelligence Agency after a successful corporate career. His CIA memoir CLASS 11 was published by Penguin Putnam and remains # 2 on the CIA’s list of recommended reading for new employees. His two other nonfiction books on intelligence, HYPERFORMANCE and PRIOR TO THE SNAP, are popular with military and academic readers. He has appeared on Fox News and TraderNation, and quoted in The USA Today and The Wall Street Journal. He resides in St Petersburg, Florida.