The Global Initiative Network

GIN Member

Jeff Frazier

Chief Operating Officer, Pryon, Inc.

Jeff Frazier currently serves as Chief Operating Officer at Pryon, Inc. He was previously a Managing Director, Office of the Chairman for CISCO, Inc. In addition, Frazier serves on the Board of Directors/Board of Advisors for technology companies operating in the Internet of Things (IOT), computer vision, advanced data, and supply chain analytics markets: Vantage Point Analytics, Predictify.Me, Wynyard Group, Blue Line Grid, and NeuralEye.

Previous to his Board leadership, Frazier led Microsoft’s worldwide public sector $8.5B dollar business. This included worldwide government, national security, and international organizations such as World Bank, United Nations, and European Union. Previously, Frazier was the Managing Senior Director of the Global Public Sector for Cisco’s Internet Business Solutions Group’s (IBSG), Cisco’s strategic consulting arm. Cisco’s IBSG is a recognized advisor to many of the world’s leading companies and governments on strategy, technology innovation and market development.

Specifically, Frazier is a technology executive with 20+ years in the international business community with a background in international business, distinguished public service, and an innovation focus on the public markets. He is a six-time speaker at the Public Services Summit at Nobel, facilitator, guest speaker, and author.

Frazier brings broad experience and industry knowledge to any organization. Prior to joining the commercial markets, he held various public sector leadership positions within municipal and federal governments. As an FBI leader, Frazier administered a congressionally funded, international portfolio.

Frazier has served on many public boards and commissions. In addition to his current board leadership, he is a former board member for the International Affairs Council (IAC), NC Commission for Law and Justice, appointed Councilmember to the NC Governor’s Innovation Council, NC Governor’s China Advisory Council, and was an appointed member of the United Nations International Police Advisory Council (UN-IPAC). Frazier is an active participant at the Aspen Institute, Business Executives for National Security (BENS), and the Global Initiative for Transnational Organized Crime.

Frazier was a delegate to Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government: Senior Executive Fellow (SEF) and Senior Executives in State and Local Government, a fellow of the NC Institute of Political Leadership, and a 2012 Eisenhower Fellow (2013 Douglas Dillon Fellow distinction).

A native Californian, he holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Science degree.  Currently, he resides in Cary, NC.


Frazier is the co-author of Democratic Policing, Post-Conflict Criminology and Democratic Development, awarded and presented at the 2nd Istanbul Conference on Democracy and Global Security and  The Causes and Consequences of State Failure and Democratic Development: Examining the Role of Corruption and the Creation of Public Trust in State Development, awarded and presented at the International Comparative Policy Analysis conference in Singapore.

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