Harlan K. Ullman

HARLAN K. ULLMAN is a strategic thinker and innovator whose career spans the worlds of business and government. Chairman of several companies and an advisor to the heads of major corporations and governments, he was the principal author of "shock and awe"and inventor of a brains based approach to strategic thinking. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, he served in combat assignments in Vietnam. He holds an MA, MALD, and PhD from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and lives in Washington, D.C.
Products by this Author
Anatomy of Failure
PRESS RELEASE: Anatomy of Failure: Why America Loses Every War It Starts by Naval Institute Press... Read More
Author Events
30 November - Guest Speaker
6:00PM-8:30PM | City Tavern Club | Washington, D.C. | Private Event (Must RSPV) Read More
7 December - Lunch
11:45AM-1:30PM | Business Executives for National Security | 1030 15th Street – Suite 200 East... Read More
11 December - Speaker
5:30PM-7:30PM | The Atlantic Council | Washington, D.C. Read More
12 December - Book Party
5:00PM-6:30PM | Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) | Washington, D.C. Read More


Conferences and Events

WEST 2019

Wed, 2019-02-13 - Fri, 2019-02-15

Sharpening the Competitive Edge: Are We Ready to Compete, Deter, and Win Globally? Wednesday, 13 February - Friday, 15 February...

2019 U.S. Naval Institute Member Event

View All

From the Press

19 January - Book Fair

Sat, 2019-01-19

23 January - Book Talk

Wed, 2019-01-23

Why Become a Member of the U.S. Naval Institute?

As an independent forum for over 140 years, the Naval Institute has been nurturing creative thinkers who responsibly raise their voices on matters relating to national defense.

Become a Member Renew Membership