Andrew Borene

Andrew Borene is Executive Director for Global Security at Flashpoint, an international threat intelligence firm.  He is a Board Member with the Special Operations Association of America and the European Marshall Center’s Partnership for Peace Consortium.  He regularly provides live analysis on breaking international security issues for outlets including CNN, Fox Business, CNBC, NBC News, CBS, NewsNation, and Scripps News.  His commentary has also been featured in The Wall Street Journal, BBC, The Economist, USATODAY, The New York Times, POLITICO, The Hill, and Federal Times.

A former senior officer in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, he led initiatives on counterintelligence, counterterrorism, open-source intelligence, privacy, and advanced technology.  His experience included interagency policy, planning, and strategy design in coordination with The White House National Security Council for issues in Europe, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, and Africa. Previous government roles included advisor at CIA, Associate Deputy General Counsel at the Pentagon, and U.S. Marine Corps military intelligence officer. 

Andrew has private sector leadership experience as CEO of a small publicly traded U.S. cybersecurity company.  He has also led specialized business units for Fortune 500 information technology companies including IBM, Symantec, and LexisNexis. 

As an adjunct professor and educator, Andrew has experience teaching courses at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, the National Intelligence University, George Mason University’s National Security Institute, and with security partner countries worldwide through the Defense Security Cooperation Agency.

Andrew holds a JD from the University of Minnesota Law School and a BA in Economics from Macalester College. He is a past recipient of the FBI Director’s Award and the ODNI Exceptional Achievement Award.

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