About Us

Pronunciation: (ah KEE lee)

noun: Akili. In the Swahili language, meaning intelligence.

The Akeeli Group provides competitive intelligence, tactical due diligence and risk management information to decision makers. Staffed by analysts with Intelligence Community (IC), law enforcement, military intelligence and private investigative experience, The Akeeli Group delivers detailed information about revenue opportunities, assets, influencers, employees, prospects, stakeholders, competitors, JV partners and suppliers. We offer in-depth, bespoke services and analysis answering specific client questions, and provide tactical information for making revenue-impacting decisions.


Collective Years of Experience in global due diligence investigations


Countries where we have served clients


Years since The Akeeli Group was founded

The Akeeli Group serves a wide range of clients in all business sectors:

  • General counsels
  • Lawyers and their clients
  • Family offices
  • US companies conducting business in challenging environments
  • C-Suite executives
  • Global Fortune 1000 companies
  • Investment firms
  • Other due diligence firms that need our tactical collection and analysis expertise


The leadership team at The Akeeli Group has spent decades in both the private and public sectors. We bring extensive experience in intelligence collection and analysis, due diligence, cross-border transactions, and social media analysis. As recognized authorities on tactical intelligence collection and analysis, our unique global and analytic perspectives help clients solve problems and assess risk.

The Team

The Akeeli Group employs a team of experienced professionals with unique backgrounds and expertise. Former military officers, intelligence analysts, linguists, targeting analysts, private investigators and security consultants provide a range of perspectives and skills to our clients. Their expertise includes:

  • Social engineering
  • Social Media exploitation
  • Deep & dark web analysis
  • Opposition research
  • Competitive intelligence
  • Special operations
  • Public policy development
  • Anti-human trafficking
  • Counterterrorism
  • Criminal investigations
  • Digital forensics
  • Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)
  • Signals Intelligence (SIGINT)
  • Counterintelligence operations
  • Fraud & money laundering investigations
  • Penetration testing
  • Geopolitical threat analysis

The Akeeli Group conducts natural language investigations throughout the world, with particular expertise in Arabic, Farsi, Russian, Chinese and Spanish.


The Akeeli Group relies on the advice and expertise of advisors with a wealth of experience. Those individuals include current and former CEOs, a former director of United States National Intelligence, a distinguished research professor, a former World Bank executive, the former CEO of an offshore EPC firm, and a private equity executive.