Saturday, April 16, 2005

Neil Livingstone CEO of GlobalOptions

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Neil Livingstone

Neil C. Livingstone has spent more than two decades advising clients regarding a wide array of difficult and complex problems ranging from the prevention of industrial espionage to conducting internal investigations, suppressing the theft of intellectual property, advising corporations on political and economic risks, protecting corporate leaders and celebrities, and recovering hostages and kidnap victims.

He has been described by NBC's Tom Brokow as "one of this nation's preeminent authorities on terrorism." He is a familiar face on the nation's newscasts as a commentator on terrorism, intelligence, and other national security issues. A veteran of more than 1000 television appearances, he has appeared on such programs as "Nightline," "Meet the Press," "Today," "The Charlie Rose Show," "Crossfire," "Newsmaker Sunday," "The Newshour with Jim Lehrer," "Dateline," and the evening news on all of the major networks. He served as an on-air commentator to NBC News during the Atlanta Olympics and in the aftermath of the Oklahoma City and Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Dr. Livingstone has authored nine books on terrorism, security, and foreign policy, including Inside the PLO, The Cult of Counterterrorism, The War Against Terrorism, Rescue My Child, Protect Yourself in an Uncertain World, America the Vulnerable: The Threat of Chemical/Biological Warfare, Fighting Back: Winning the War Against Terrorism, and The Complete Security Guide for Executives. In addition, he has published more than 180 articles in such publications as The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsday, USA Today, and the Los Angeles Times.

Leading corporations and institutions routinely seek his views on a variety of topics, and he has delivered nearly 500 major addresses, both in the U.S. and abroad. He has advised top government officials and testified before Congress.

He serves on a number of fiduciary and advisory boards in the aviation, entertainment, and banking sectors. He was a founding member and incorporator of the Solidarity Endowment, established in the West to promote the goals of Polish Solidarity. He also was the founder and chairman of the Institute on Terrorism and Subnational Conflict.

An Honors graduate of the College of William and Mary, he also has an M.A. from the University of Montana, and an M.A., M.A.L.D., and Ph.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

He is a member of the Cosmos Club, the Association of Former Intelligence Officers, the Writers Guild of America, the Georgetown Club, and the Harvard Club of Boston. He received an Honorable Discharge from the USAR."