Kenneth L. Adelman served as assistant to U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld from 1975 to 1977. Adelman was U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations during the Ronald Reagan administration as well as serving as Reagan's director of arms control. He is a frequent media commentator on Fox News, CNN and NPR. He has been the national editor of Washingtonian magazine for 15 years and is a senior counselor at Edelman Public Relations Worldwide. His wife Carol Adelman is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute.
- Committee on the Present Danger
- Freedom House - Board of Trustees member (former Secretary of the Board).
- International Crisis Group - Member, Executive Committee
- Keppler Associates, Inc. - Speaker (Fee Range : $10,001 - $20,000) 
- Movers & Shakespeares - Owned with wife Carol Adelman
- Progress for America
- USA for Innovation - Executive Director 
- Edelman PR firm
- co-host of the think-tank website TechCentralStation.com.
For further information, see the relevant SourceWatch page Ken Adelman