Rob Dannenberg is an independent consultant and speaker on geopolitical and security risk. He is also the former managing director and head of the Office of Global Security for Goldman Sachs. Prior to joining the firm, Dannenberg worked at BP PLC, where he was the director of International Security Affairs. Before that, he worked for the Central Intelligence Agency for 24 years, where he served in several senior leadership positions, including Chief of Operations for the Counterterrorism Center, Chief of the Central Eurasia Division and Chief of the CIA’s Information Operations Center. Dannenberg is a member of the Board of Advisors to the Director of the National Counterterrorism Center and is a senior fellow at the GWU Center for Cyber and Homeland Security.