Jack Barsky

Ex KGB sleeper agent
Expert on security, espionage, KGB, Cold War, entertainment
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"Jack’s presentation was riveting from the very start. His story compels and inspires. A must-see session and a must-meet gentleman, Jack will have you in laughter and tears, all in just one hour."
Miri Rodrigues
Head of Global Internship Program, Microsoft
Areas of Expertise

Jack is available for both consulting and speaking engagements, with notable expertise in the following areas:

  • Performance improvement, sales
  • Intelligence, clandestine operations
  • Collaboration, communication
  • Cyber security, technology
  • Inspiring, motivating
  • Leadership, strategy, vision
  • Political issues, international business
  • Media, entertainment
Jack's Background

Jack Barsky’s extraordinary life began in his birthplace, Germany, where he became a chemistry professor and was eventually recruited by the KGB. Barsky spent 10 years in the United States spying for the Russians, and after exposure, he served as a resource for U.S. counterintelligence. Barsky was able to remain in the country, and eventually became a United States citizen, an information technology executive, and a public speaker.

Barsky’s story was featured in May of 2015 on CBS' 60 Minutes (video below). His memoir “Deep Undercover” was released in March of 2017.

In his now 6th career, Barsky is a compelling SPYEX speaker and has made appearances all over the United States as well as in Germany, Ireland and Poland. Barsky tells prospective clients, "When I am presenting nobody checks their cellphones."

Presentation Examples
  • History of the KGB and my story: Childhood, recruitment, training, operations in New York, separation from the KGB, discovery by the FBI, my return to Germany
Partnership Examples
  • Microsoft
  • AT&T
  • Allen Morris Inc.
  • University of North Georgia
Listen to Jack featured in SPYSCAPE's hit podcast, True Spies
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