Nada Bakos

Nada Bakos

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Former CIA Targeting Officer

Nada Bakos is a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) analyst, where she was a key member of the team charged with analyzing the relationship between Iraq, al-Qaeda and the 9/11 attacks. Subsequently, during the war in Iraq, Ms. Bakos was asked to serve as the Chief Targeting officer tracking the world’s most wanted terrorist, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.  After leaving the CIA, Ms. Bakos worked in a key role with Starbucks Corporation and as a consultant to a variety of organizations. Ms. Bakos has worked with C-level corporate executives, senior level government officials, and front-line-technical teams to help them understand the business or security-related context to deploying new processes and technologies. Ms. Bakos is the author of The Targeter.

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