NEW YORK, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clare Lopez is a strategic policy and intelligence expert with a focus on Middle East, homeland security, national defense, and counterterrorism issues. Lopez began her career as an operations officer with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), serving domestically and abroad for 20 years in a variety of assignments, acquiring extensive expertise in counterintelligence, counternarcotics, and counterproliferation issues with a career regional focus on the former Soviet Union, Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans. She has served in or visited over two dozen nations worldwide, speaks several languages, including Spanish, Bulgarian, French, German, and Russian.
Now a private consultant, Lopez is a Professor at the Centre for Counterintelligence and Security Studies. Formerly, she was Executive Director of the Iran Policy Committee, a Washington, DC think tank, from 2005-2006. She has served as a Senior Scientific Researcher at the Battelle Memorial Institute; a Senior Intelligence Analyst, Subject Matter Expert; and previously produced Technical Threat Assessments for U.S. Embassies at the Department of State.
Lopez is featured in the 2009 film, The Third Jihad.
Shabtai Shoval - Former Special Advisor for Counterterrorism to Netanyahu
Shabtai Shoval has a unique background in counterterrorism strategies and held the position of Special Advisor for Counterterrorism to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, during his first term. He is founder and CEO of Suspect Detection Systems, a leading developer of counter terror and crime prevention technology.
Shoval has more then 15 years of senior management experience in the High-Tech and telecom industries. His professional background includes the position of CEO of Comverse TVGate Division, Vice President of Telrad Holding - the investment arm of KOOR INDUSTRIES, president of the Israeli Cable TV Association, founder of ISDNet, serving on the boards of numerous companies including Exalink, Algorithmic Research Ltd, MED 1, CATV companies and others.
Kevin Schatzle - Airport, Corporate Security Expert, former FBI, NYPD, Secret Service
Kevin Schatzle, Ed.D, has held positions as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Security Officer and Executive Director/Global Head of Security for major international corporations. He has experience in global corporate security management for major international companies in locations such as Africa, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Schatzle has over 12 years of combined law enforcement experience in the FBI, NYPD and U.S. Secret Service. While in the Secret Service, he served as Supervisor for the NY Field Office Fugitive Apprehension Squad, and was trained and certified by the Secret Service as a Polygraph specialist and expert in advanced interview/interrogation techniques.
Schatzle holds a doctor of education degree from Seton Hall. He is a guest lecturer on corporate security at NYU, and is a professor for the doctoral program at Henley-Putnam University. He is currently an advisory board member for Suspect Detection Systems.
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SOURCE The Third Jihad; Suspect Detection Systems