JR Helmig

JR Helmig
Adjunct Faculty

Investigations Department, Investigations Program
Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences
About JR

JR Helmig is an adjunct faculty teaching two courses in asymmetric threats – one where students develop a real-life “attack scenario” against critical infrastructure, and a follow-on course where students then defend against the same attack. Additionally, he will be teaching a course on how COVID has impacted financial intelligence and investigations. Course numbers are INVS 6658 Asymmetrical Attacks on the Private Sector 1, INVS 6659 INVS Asymmetrical Attacks on the Private Sector, and, INVS 6667 Pandemic Impacts on Financial Intelligence.

For his day job, JR has a 25+ year career solving big data challenges for the Fortune 100, the U.S. Government, and the global intelligence community. His global and cross-industry role is to develop and execute analytics and intelligence efforts at the convergence of Public and Private ecosystems for SAS, a global big data and artificial intelligence company.

JR is rated as a U.S. Government Master-Level Subject Matter Expert, with experience developing and leading high-speed high-volume analytical efforts for both defensive and offensive operations. Prior to the 9/11 attacks he managed $100M portfolios for global financial companies.