Strategic Advisors

General John R. Allen

Allen is a retired U.S. Marine Corps four-star-general and former commander of the NATO International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and U.S. Forces in Afghanistan. John Allen is now the president of the Brookings Institute, having also served as chair of security and strategy and a distinguished fellow in the Foreign Policy Program at Brookings.

Samina Bari

Samina is a business executive with a distinguished track record of influencing value perception that has resulted in notable M&A deals within the biopharmaceutical industry. She has proven experience in reframing investment theses and delivering outcome- and analytics-driven results, as well as operational experience and strong governance/compliance mindset and fiduciary stewardship that is aligned with SEC, SOX, FDA compliance, and for their disclosures. Samina is a superior strategist in corporate communications, investor relations, M&A, IPOs, social/digital media, government affairs/lobbying, and crisis and change management.

Peter Norvig

Director of Research at Google, Inc.; Fellow of the AAAI, ACM, California Academy of Science and American Academy of Arts & Sciences; Computer scientist and expert in both artificial intelligence and online search

Loree Sutton

Psychiatrist and public health physician, retired U.S. Army brigadier general and founding commissioner, NYC Department of Veterans’ Services; passionate advocate for brain health, veterans, public service and community resilience.

Robby George

McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University

Jacob Shapiro

Chief Scientific Advisor

Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University; Managing Director of the Empirical Studies of Conflict Project; Distinguished Scientist at Giant Oak; veteran of the United States Navy

Paul Goldenberg

Member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC); serves as chair or co-chair of several critical DHS sub-committees, including: Countering Violent Extremism Working Group; the Prevention of Targeted Violence Against Faith Based Communities and Domestic Terrorism Subcommittee; National Task Force centered on Youth Radicalization and Violence

David Magerman

Experienced technologist with deep knowledge and experience in data science. Long career as quantitative hedge fund manager at Renaissance Technologies, where he helped found the equities trading group. David holds a PhD in Computer Science from Stanford University.

Brian Harrell

Vice President and Chief Security Officer, AVANGRID; Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection, Department of Homeland Security; former Assistant Director for Infrastructure Security, U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency; veteran of the US Marine Corps