Evan Lesser

Evan Lesser , President of ClearanceJobs

Evan H. Lesser is the Founder and Managing Director of ClearanceJobs, the leading Internet-based career network dedicated to security-cleared professionals and employers. Since the launch of ClearanceJobs in 2002, Mr. Lesser has been a principal source of information, insights, data, and unique analysis on the defense, homeland security, and intelligence industries. For ClearanceJobs, his commitment to continuous innovation saw creation of The Cleared Network, the only online platform dedicated to secure networking between cleared professionals and employers.


Before founding ClearanceJobs, Mr. Lesser managed technical projects with CACI for the U.S. Navy's Science and Technology directorate at the Pentagon, and for the Joint Technology Panel on Electronic Warfare. Previously, he worked for Boeing on its Reserve Component Automation System program for the U.S. Army in metro Washington, DC.


Positions with the U.S. Department of Defense and its contractors, coupled with a broad information technology background in software development and training gave Mr. Lesser the knowledge and experience necessary to launch ClearanceJobs.com and its former parent company, Immedia Technology Group, Inc. Mr. Lesser has a degree in Philosophy from the University of Georgia in Athens, and lives and works in the Atlanta metropolitan area.