Dr. Lani Kass


Dr. Kass joined Redhorse as an Advisor in 2020. She has a wealth of strategic knowledge and experience in national security strategy and will help Redhorse continue to transform the way government interacts with and uses data and technology.

Dr. Kass most recently served as Senior Vice President and Corporate Strategic Advisor for CACI International Inc. In this role, Dr. Kass led corporate initiatives and participated in the development of corporate strategies to position CACI for growth and enhance CACI’s presence in the U.S. national security sector.

Prior to joining CACI, Dr. Kass served as Senior Policy Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. She received the Joint Distinguished Civilian Service Award – the highest award granted to U.S. Government civilian employees. Dr. Kass was the first woman to serve as Professor of Military Strategy and Operations at the National War College.

Dr. Kass authored two books and 30 scholarly articles. She developed, directed, and taught graduate-level courses on a wide variety of national security subjects. She received a joint PhD from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Kaplan School of Economics and Political Science and Columbia University’s School of International Affairs. Dr. Kass received her bachelor’s in Russian Studies, International Affairs and Political Science from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Ph.D. from Columbia University in International and Public Affairs.