Jonathan Wong

Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation

Jonathan Wong is associate director of RAND Arroyo Center’s Strategy, Doctrine, and Resources Program, a policy researcher at RAND Corporation, and a professor at Pardee RAND Graduate School. His research focuses on the role of new technologies and operational concepts and processes in shaping how militaries fight. He also contributes to other force design and development research and RAND’s military logistics, manpower, intelligence policy, and strategy portfolios.

Previously, Wong was a consultant at Boston Consulting Group, advising corporate clients on strategic decision-making in industrial goods and public sector spaces. He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps as an enlisted infantryman, infantry officer, and manpower planner from 2001–11, deploying multiple times to Iraq and the Western Pacific.

Wong holds a Ph.D. and M.Phil. in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School, an M.A. in security studies from Georgetown University, and a B.A. in political science from the University of California, San Diego.

Location: Los Angeles Metropolitan Area