Jack Barsky

Jack Barsky

Former KGB Sleeper Agent and Author of Deep Undercover

Jack Barsky’s life marks him as one of a kind. He was born in Germany, became a chemistry professor, was recruited by the KGB, spent 10 years as an illegal in the United States spying for the Russians, and ended up a United States citizen and information technology executive.

Jack’s story was featured on CBS's 60 Minutes in May of 2015. His memoir Deep Undercover was released in March of 2017. The book has been translated into German, Swedish and Polish. Jack has appeared frequently on US cable TV channels such as MSNBC, CNN, and FOX and also on national TV in Germany, Poland, Japan, Turkey and France. In his sixthth career as a public speaker Jack has made appearances across the United States as well as in Germany, Ireland and Poland. Jack lives with his wife Shawna and daughter Trinity in Atlanta, Georgia.