Our Team

DeepMile’s management team is comprised of strategic and innovative problem solvers.

Our teams collective experience provides our clients with a unique breadth of knowledge.

DeepMile team cultivates strong culture, and work tirelessly to help our team scale, grow, and succeed.

Eric Malawar


Eric Malawer is the CEO and co-founder of DeepMile, where he has overall responsibility for corporate strategy and development and private sector engagements. He is also the cofounder of PredictiveLenz – a VC backed technology startup bringing to market a revolutionary psychometric ad-targeting platform. He is an active angel investor having founded the D’ArchAngels – the first angel network focused exclusively on the Intelligence Community – and is a founding member of NextGenAngels. Eric also led the creation of Agent209 and CRM365 – joint ventures with Publicis Groupe – one of the world’s largest ad holding companies.

Prior to founding DeepMile, Eric spent nearly a decade in the US National Security community, most recently serving as the Subcommittee Staff Director for Intelligence, Information Sharing and Terrorism Risk Assessment on the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee. He previously served overseas as an Intelligence Officer with a primary focus on counterterrorism operations in the Middle East and Africa. Following his overseas assignments, Eric was a senior consultant to the Office of the Director of Central Intelligence, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the senior leadership at the National Security Agency. Eric received his BA from Georgetown University and MSc from the London School of Economics.

Ben Kasoff

President & Co-Founder

Ben is the President and co-founder of DeepMile, where he has overall responsibility for solution development, business operations, and engagement management. Prior to DeepMile, Ben was a Senior Manager at BearingPoint. There he helped grow the revenue of a nascent management and IT consulting practice serving the intelligence community by a factor of ten by gaining the firm access to key national security markets and by adapting consulting solution offerings to the mission space. Previously, Ben served as a Senior Analyst with the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Defense Intelligence Agency.

In this capacity, Ben was responsible for delivering strategic all-source intelligence analysis to policymakers and the warfighter, including political risk assessments, economic forecasts, national security estimates, and military capabilities studies. Earlier in his professional career, Ben served on the staff of Senator Carl Levin and worked in several research and advocacy positions around the Washington, DC area. Ben possesses a BA in History and Political Science from the University of Michigan and an MA in International Politics from American University.

Brian R. O’Neill

Cheif Financial Officer

Brian R. O’Neill joined DeepMile as Chief Financial Officer in June 2011. Prior to DeepMile, he served as Finance Manager at the CoStar Group, Inc., a $1 billion information and marketing services company. At CoStar he held responsibilities in Investor Relations and Financial Planning & Analysis, and played a key role in the company’s mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining CoStar, Mr. O’Neill worked in Forensics accounting at KPMG and Arthur Andersen. He earned an MBA from the University of Maryland and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Richmond

James Hunt


Jim is a member of the DeepMile Advisory Board. He is currently the Managing Partner at the MITA Group, a public affairs and business strategy consultancy. He advises a number of large companies seeking acquisition targets and integration planning. Previously, Jim served as President of CapGemini Technologies and was the founder and CEO of Ernst & Young Technologies. He also served as the Managing Director of the Systems Integration practice at Price Waterhouse. Jim is also an Adjunct Professor and Director of Entrepreneurship at Georgetown University.

Dr. Joel Braunstein

Dr. Joel Braunstein is a member of the DeepMile Advisory Board. He is the founder and Managing Director of Life Tech Research, a firm providing sophisticated research and analysis to the investment community in support of competitive intelligence, due diligence, clinical trial design, medical technology assessment, outcomes research, and health policy and financing. Dr. Braunstein is a board-certified internist and cardiologist who also holds an Adjunct Assistant Professor position in the Divison of Cardiology, Department of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and is actively engaged as a researcher within the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Solutions built around a core of world class expertise in data science & analytics.

Our team of professionals is comprised of experts in data science, organizational development and training – complemented by industry expertise in intelligence, management consulting and marketing.

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