ADM Tomohisa Takei (JMSDF, ret.), 32nd Chief of Staff, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (2014-2016)
Admiral Tomohisa Takei was the 32nd Chief of Staff of Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. Previous positions include Commandant, JMSDF Yokosuka District, and Vice Chief of Staff, JMSDF. He retired from the JMSDF in December 2016 and was a Distinguished International Fellow at the U.S. Naval War College through 2020. He is a researcher and advisor at several Japanese think tanks.
ADM John Richardson (USN, ret.), 31st Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy (2015-2019)
Admiral John Richardson was the 31st Chief of Naval Operations of the U.S. Navy. Before retiring from the Navy in 2019, he served as naval aide to the President of the United States, as Director of Strategy and Policy, and Director of Naval Reactors. He serves on the boards of several corporations and other organizations.