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Matt Chandler
Homeland Security, Strategic Comms

Matt Chandler previously served in a number of senior roles at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, including Deputy Chief of Staff and acting Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs.As Deputy Chief of Staff, Mr. Chandler supported the Secretary of Homeland Security in managing the daily operations of the third largest Department in the Federal Government with 240,000 em...

Business development
Countering violent extremism 
Counterterrorism 
Financial Services 
Homeland security
Human trafficking
Immigration
Intelligence
International monetry & financial policy 
Marketing
Denver, CO, USA
Monday - Friday
Mountain Time (US & Canada)
James "Ace" Lyons, Jr.
Retired 4-Star Admiral

ADMIRAL JAMES “ACE” LYONS, JR., U.S. Navy Retired.As an Officer of the U.S. Navy for thirty-six years, most recently as Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, the largest single military command in the world. He also served as Senior U.S. Military Representative to the United Nations. As the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations from 1983 – 1985, he was principal adviso...

North America
English
National security strategy
Warrenton, VA, USA
Mornings
Eastern Time (U.S. and Canada)
Brian McKeon
National security expert.

Brian McKeon is a senior executive with 30 years of experience in all three branches of the U.S. government, including top-level national security positions in the White House, the Department of Defense and the U.S. Senate, as both a policymaker and attorney.  Mr. McKeon's most recent position in government was as Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, where he served...

Russia
Central America
Europe
North Africa
North America
South America
Sub-Saharan Africa
Arms control
Conflict & stablilization
Counterterrorism 
Washington, DC, USA
9:00 am-9.00 pm Eastern time
Eastern Time (US & Canada)
John Holden
China Business, PR & Education

A leading expert on China with over three decades experience in business, track II diplomacy, consulting and education, John L. Holden is Associate Dean of the Yenching Academy, a center for the interdisciplinary study of China at Peking University that provides full fellowships for top college graduates from around the globe. He is also Professor of Management Practice at t...

China
Business development
Commerce
Corporate social responsibility
International markets
Investment
Leadership development
Marketing
Negotiation
Philanthropy
China
Any time
Beijing
M Matheswaran
Defence & Aerospace

    Air Marshal M Matheswaran retired from the Indian Air Force in 2014 after nearly 39 years of military service. In his last appointment, he was the Deputy Chief of the Integrated Defence staff for 23 months at the tri-service headquarters (Integrated Defence Staff - IDS) in the Ministry of Defence. The Air Marshal oversaw all aspects related to policy, plans, and force de...

Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Bhutan
China
India
Indonesia
Iran
Israel
Malaysia
Myanmar
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
evenings: 8 PM to 10 PM, Mon to Thurs
Chennai
Zachary Townsend
Fintech and government data

Zac Townsend is a General Partner at Deciens Capital, a venture capital firm focused on financial technology, and serves as Research Scientist at Stanford University. He is the former Chief Data Officer of California and Senior Technology Policy Advisor to Newark, NJ Mayor Cory Booker. He was the co-founder of Standard Treasury, an innovative financial technology company tha...

Computer science
Financial Services 
International monetry & financial policy 
Micro finance
Mobile banking
Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
European Central Bank (ECB)
World Bank (WB)
San Francisco, CA, USA
Anytime
Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Chung Min Lee
Korea/NE Asia security and intelligence

Chung Min Lee is Professor of International Relations at the Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS), Yonsei University in Seoul, a non-resident Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (Washington, D.C.), and a member of the council of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). Lee served as Ambassador for National Security A...

China
Japan
North Korea
South Korea
East Asia
English
Korean
Spanish
Arms control
Conflict & stablilization
Seoul, South Korea
Afternoons, Monday-Friday
Seoul
Avik Roy
GOP & Trump policy, politics, healthcare

Avik Roy is America's leading conservative thinker on health care reform. He has advised three presidential candidates, including Marco Rubio and Mitt Romney. The New York Times' Paul Krugman describes him as man of “personal and moral courage,” while National Review calls him "one of the GOP's sharpest policy minds.”Roy is President of the Foundation for Research on Equal O...

United States
North America
English
Economics
Financial Services 
Healthcare policy
International monetry & financial policy 
Investment
Journalism
Research & development (R&D)
Austin, TX, USA
Availability varies; contact to schedule
Central Time (US & Canada)
Betsy Cooper
Immigration, Cybersecurity, Terrorism,

Betsy Cooper, a homeland security consultant with over a decade of experience in cybersecurity, immigration, and counterterrorism policy, is the Executive Director of the Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity. Betsy came to UC Berkeley from the Department of Homeland Security, where she served as an attorney advisor to the Deputy General Counsel and as a policy counse...

Canada
France
United Kingdom
United States
Central America
Europe
North America
Western Europe
English
French
Oakland, CA, USA
7am-7pm PST weekdays
Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Daniel Hoffman
Business Intelligence

Daniel Hoffman is a former Senior Executive Clandestine Service Officer with the Central Intelligence Agency. His combined 30 years of distinguished government service included high-level positions not only within the CIA, but also with the U.S. military, U.S. Department of State, and U.S. Department of Commerce. Assignments included tours of duty in the former Soviet Union,...

Russia
South Asia
Middle East
Counterterrorism 
Cyber security
counterintelligence
Washington DC, USA
24/7
US/Eastern
Manpreet Singh Anand
India/South Asia & Intl Development

Manpreet Singh Anand served in the U.S. Department of State as the Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs. In that capacity, Mr. Anand was responsible for U.S. policy towards and diplomatic relations with the countries of South Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Immediately prior to taking on this portfolio, ...

India
Central Asia
South Asia
Climate change
Corporate social responsibility
Energy
International development
MBA
House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC)
Agency for International Development (USAID)
Washington, DC, USA
Flexible
Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Michele Dunne
Egyptian Politics, Middle East Expert

Michele Dunne is the director and a senior fellow in the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace’s Middle East Program, where her research focuses on political and economic change in Arab countries, particularly Egypt, as well as U.S. policy in the Middle East. She was the founding director of the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East at the Atlantic Council from 2011 t...

Egypt
Middle East
Washington, DC, USA
Anytime
Eastern Time (US & Canada)