2d Lt Luke Chen is an intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force serving at Air Force Materiel Command, where he analyzes geopolitical events and foreign weapons systems. He graduated first in his class from the intelligence officer course after commissioning through Air Force Officer Training School. Prior to the Air Force, Luke started his career at JP Morgan Chase in the credit cards division, working as a data analyst to create quantitative models using AI and big data. Luke received a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry with minors in Mathematics and Computer Science, graduating magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 2016. He speaks Mandarin Chinese. A lover of nonfiction and journalism, he is originally from the suburbs of Chicago.