John H. Stevens graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Physics and the University of Missouri with a Master’s Degree in Physics and Mathematics. Upon graduation he went on to become a civilian employee of the US Navy, providing technical support to the Seal Teams during the Viet Nam era.
Mr. Stevens later founded, and was president of, American Service Products, Inc., a company that designed and manufactured a variety of specialty ordnance and explosive devices for the US Government. Mr. Stevens sold the company in the early 1970s and joined the US Customs Service in Washington. Later, he was a senior manager with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms.
In 1986, Mr. Stevens was invited to join a technical services division at the Defense Intelligence Agency as a Senior Intelligence Officer where he established and directed Project WorldTech, a multi-million dollar technology protection program within the Directorate for Intelligence Production. Working with key project managers, WorldTech program personnel were instrumental in identifying critical weapons and program information, identifying foreign interests in that information, and disseminating assessment results to program and acquisition managers within the Departments of Defense, Justice, Commerce, Energy, and NASA.
Subsequent to his retirement in 2003, Mr. Stevens established the John H. Stevens Company, and has continued to provide technical and analytical support to the Defense Intelligence Agency, the Director of the Militarily Critical Technologies Program Office, AT&L, as well as private companies within the defense establishment.
Mr. Stevens has authored several professional papers and publications, and was awarded two weapons-related patents.