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Expert in Security, Premises Liability, Foreseeability, Guard Force Standards of Conduct, Espionage, Trades

Expert ID: 724805 California, USA

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As a 25+ year veteran of the Directorate of Operations of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Expert has extensive training and experience in conducting intelligence and counterintelligence operations worldwide. The development of effective Competitive Intelligence Countermeasures in the private sector requires an intimate understanding of how competitors target your company and how industrial espionage is conducted. An understanding of how espionage is conducted is a prerequisite to the development of effective countermeasures. Based on years of personal experience, Expert understands how governments and private corporate interests conduct espionage and what measures need to be taken to protect against these threats. Industrial espionage in the private sector, both abroad and within the United States, generally involves techniques and technology used by foreign intelligence services. In fact, foreign intelligence services are frequently involved in industrial espionage targeted against U.S. businesses, not only abroad but within the United States as well. Since leaving the government, Expert has been the managing director of a private Investigation Agency which provides consulting and investigative services to the Private Sector. These services are focused on evaluating both the physical security and the security of the Information Systems, with a view to providing tailored countermeasures to protect Trade Secrets and Proprietary Information, as well as protecting their personnel and other corporate assets. Expert also teaches a graduate course on Information Protection Systems at a local university .


Provided consulting services to fortune 500 companies to survey sites and develop measures to harden business sites against threat of terrorists.Provided security surveys to universities and solutions addressing the threat of violence on campuses.Evaluated and provided guidelines to develop an effective pre-hiring screening process for new employees.Conducted security surveys of various sites to evaluate adequacy of existing security measures and make recommendations for improvements.Provided guidance to corporate boards for protecting against threat of competitor intelligence collection and loss of proprietary information.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California - San Diego, California - Long Beach, California - Santa Ana, California - Anaheim, California - Riverside, California - Glendale, California - Huntington Beach, California - San Bernardino, California - Chula Vista, California

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1978 Degree: JD Subject: Law Institution: GEO. WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF LAW

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1999 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Managing Director Department: Security & Investigations Responsibilities: Oversee all operations and personnel
Years: to 2002 Employer: Central Intelligence Agency Title: Intelligence Officer Department: Directorate Of Operations Responsibilities: Chief of station responsibilities in overseas locations.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: to 2002 Agency: Central Intelligence Agency Role: Intelligence Officer Description: Served in Asia and Europe in capacity of station chief. Counterintelligence & counterterrorism expert.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: to Present Country / Region: Germany Summary: Worked closely with German intelligence services against threat of terrorism.
Years: to Present Country / Region: Malaysia & Singapore Summary: Worked to protect U.S. national security interest.
Years: to Present Country / Region: Worldwide Summary: Protection of S.S. government and U.S. corporate secrets from theft by (then) soviet intelligence agencies.
Years: to Present Country / Region: Mexico Summary: Worked with Mexican intelligence against the threat of illegal drugs entering the U.S.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
World Assoc. Of Detectives;
Calif. Assoc. Of Licensed Investigators;
Int'l Chiefs Of Police;
Forensic Expert Witness Assoc.
Licenses / Certifications
Attorney (Washington, D.C.) - Inactive);
California Private Investigator's License;
California Private Patrol Officer's License

Professional Appointments
Chairman, Local Asis Chapter (Former);
President, Local Chapter (Assoc. Of Former Intelligence Officers)

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
10 years testifying as expert witness in security and investigations area, including premises liability, foreseeability, pre-employment background investigations, intelligence collection, etc.
Training / Seminars
Participant in annual practitioner-academic symposium sponsored by American Society for Industrial Security International and Webster University.
Marketing Experience
Former Reserve With San Diego Sheriff's Office (10 Years).
Other Relevant Experience
Adjunct professor at local university. Teaching information systems security, business ethics, and other like courses.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
German Reasonable fluency
Russian Formerly fluent but no longer due to insufficient usage
Spanish Limited abilities

Fields of Expertise

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