Mitchell Silber is the Executive Managing Director at K2 Intelligence for Intelligence and Analytic Solutions. 

Prior to this, Mitch was the Director of Intelligence Analysis for the New York City Police Department (NYPD) where he supervised the Intelligence Division’s entire portfolio of ongoing terrorism-related investigations. He also built and managed both the Analytic and Cyber Intelligence Units. 

Mitch has presented on behalf of the NYPD at the White House, National Security Council, CIA, FBI, and National Counter Terrorism Center and testified before the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. He was a co-author of the 2007 NYPD report: Radicalization in the West: The Homegrown Threat and is also the author of The Al Qaeda Factor: Plots Against the West, published in 2012 by University of Pennsylvania Press. 

At K2 Intelligence, he is responsible for building and managing the Data Analytics practice. This includes identifying and partnering with venture stage companies that are creating cutting edge analytics and cyber security capabilities, designing new uses for them in the business intelligence and investigations arena and creating new business practice areas around them. Mitch also leads K2’s strategic acquisition and investment efforts and is regularly meeting and assessing new technology/companies. 

He is a co-author of the soon to be published, Cyberwarfare and the Law (Fall 2014). He is also a visiting lecturer at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) where he teaches a course on Modern Urban Counterterrorism. In addition, he serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board at SIPA and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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