How can today’s analysts and operators from national security and government transfer their skills to the business world and commercial sector? Does the opposite also apply, or vice versa?

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the similarities and differences in how intelligence is practiced between the two realms.
  • Outline and plan your professional development to optimize career results.
  • Learn what to look for in a job candidate moving from one sector to the other.

Joe Goldberg has more than 25 years of experience in intelligence, political risk, crisis management, public and corporate strategy, communications and media research. Joe is Managing Partner of Goldberg Campbell International, an independent communications and strategic planning organization that works globally with governments, corporations and public officials. Previously, Joe was Senior Director, Intelligence in Motorola’s Corporate Strategy Office where he was responsible for worldwide intelligence processes, competitive analysis and collection. Prior to joining Motorola, he worked for the U.S. Government for eight years where he was involved in all facets of information collection and political analysis.

Joe is a past President of SCIP’s Board of Directors, a SCIP Fellow (2006), was presented the association’s highest honor in 2013 – the Meritorious Award, which recognizes a single individual who has made significant and meritorious contributions to the profession. He has a BA in Political Science, and Communications and Theater Arts from the University of Iowa, and a Masters of Arts degree from Iowa in Communications.