Featured Analysts

On-Demand Intelligence from the Global AllSource Analyst Network

The AllSource Analyst Network consists of over 50 experts in leveraging geospatial data of all types to deliver actionable intelligence. Our Featured Analysts offer their own Expert Channels for subscription and collaborate to create private channels.

  • Ian Armstrong

    Areas of Expertise

    Arms control and foreign arms trade. Nuclear, chemical, biological, and radiological (CBRN) nonproliferation. Nuclear Policy (weapons, energy, strategy, infrastructure — particularly with regard to China and Russia). Defense strategy. Armed UAV models


  • Background
    Currently contracted as a compliance analyst for the U.S. Department of Defense. Also serves as a Senior Analyst and Commissioning Editor at Global Risk Insights, a leading publication for political risk news and analysis, and the Geostrategy and Diplomacy Fellow at Young Professionals in Foreign Policy. Previous experience in geopolitical simulations and wargames as a Researcher and Simulation/Wargame Supervisor for Wikistrat, a crowd-sourced geopolitical consultancy.

    Training and Education
    B.A. in Political Science from Temple University

    Certifications
    Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Risk Mitigation Certificate from the European Union CBRN Centres of Excellence Initiative — August 2015

    Based
    United States of America

    Active Channels
    Middle East Armed Drone Proliferation

  • Daniel Urchick

    Areas of Expertise

    China, Russia, India, Sub-Saharan Africa, Russian involvement in Syria, ground military hardware, military aviation, South China Sea, military infrastructure, geopolitics

  • Background
    Experience in providing quality defense & security analysis on China and Russia as well as Sub-Saharan African and South Asian air forces.

    Training and Education
    BA, History and Political Science, Central Michigan University, 2013
    MA, Political Science, Central Michigan University, 2015
    MA, Security Policy Studies: Asian Security & Defense Analysis, George Washington University, expected 2018

    Based
    United States of America

    Active Channels
    Sub-Saharan Africa Military Aviation
    Middle East Refugee Camp Over-watch

  • Evan Accardi

    Areas of Expertise

    Egypt, Morocco, Libya, the Gulf, Syria, Iraq

  • Background
    5 years of private sector experience in the geospatial field working on commercial imagery and GPS. 2 years of experience working and studying in the Middle East.

    Training and Education
    MA (expected 2018) Middle East Studies and International Economic at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies; BA International Affairs from University of Colorado at Boulder

    Certifications
    Arabic Language certification from the University of Alexandria, Egypt
     
    Based
    United States of America

    Active Channels

    Egypt’s Natural Gas Renaissance
    Phosphates

    Infrastructure Bank Projects
    Libyan Infrastructure

  • Gus Harrington

    Areas of Expertise

    Imagery Analysis, Commercial Satellite Imagery, Geospatial Intelligence, Analytical reports

  • Background
    Served as a US Naval Officer with three and one half years duty aboard two ships as the Engineering officer and Weapons officer. Service included numerous sea cruises and visits to many US and foreign ports and to shipyards. Watch officer and briefer to senior naval officers at the US Navy Headquarters. Assigned as an intelligence analyst and adviser in the Mekong Delta.
    Served for thirty-four years as an all source imagery analyst in a US government intelligence office focused on satellite imagery, intelligence and geospatial analysis. Assignment to a unit specializing in military and commercial shipping and ports. Service included public speaking and producing analytical materials, including presentations, briefings and finished studies for policy makers as well as imagery presentations to senior foreign government officials.

    Training and Education
    Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, Providence College
    US Naval Officer Candidate School
    US Naval Surface Warfare School
    Arabic Language Training

    Certifications
    Career Trainee, US Intelligence Community
    National Imagery Analysis Course (NIAC), US Intelligence Community

    Based
    United States of America

    Active Channels
    Major Chinese Seaports

  •  A. Turci, PhD

    Areas of Expertise

    Geomatics, Geography, Open Source Intelligence and Social Media Intelligence

  • Background
    Academic researcher in Geomatics and in Remote Sensing related to environmental and urban studies.

    Training and Education
    PhD in Geomatics and bachelor degree in Geography

    Certifications
    Penn State / Coursera GEOINT certificate

    Based
    Brazil

    Active Channels
    Brazil Criminal Intelligence
    Brazil Environmental Intelligence

  • Renny Babiarz, PhD

    Areas of Expertise

    Asia, China, Nuclear Weapons, Chemical Weapons, Biological Weapons, WMD

  • Background
    20 years of experience researching, writing, and teaching about Asia, with specializations in China studies and weapons of mass destruction. I have an MA and PhD in political science specializing in nuclear weapons research (Johns Hopkins University), an MA in Asian studies specializing in China (University of Hawaii at Manoa), and certificates in Chinese language and geospatial analysis training. Additionally, I have worked as a geospatial analyst for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, and have private sector experience publishing reports on Asia and China with Science Application International Corporation (SAIC) and AllSource Analysis.

    Training and Education
    PhD, Political Science, The Johns Hopkins University, 2013 Specialization in international relations and comparative politics
    Fundamentals of GEOINT Analysis (I), National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency 2013
    MA, Political Science, The Johns Hopkins University, May 2011

    MA, Asian Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa, May 2004
    BA, Philosophy, Concentration Asian Studies, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, May 1998

    Certifications

    Certificate, Chinese Language, The Inter-University Program, UC Berkeley-Qinghua University, Spring 2008
    Certificate, Chinese Studies, School of Hawaiian, Asian and Pacific Studies, University of Hawaii, May 2004
    Certificate, Chinese Studies, The Hopkins-Nanjing Center, April 2003
    Chinese Language, The Inter-University Program, UC Berkeley-Qinghua University
    2008 Chinese Studies, School of Hawaiian, Asian and Pacific Studies, University of Hawaii
    2004 Chinese Studies, The Hopkins-Nanjing Center, April 2003
     
    Based
    United States of America

    Active Channels
    Asia Security Intelligence
    South China Intelligence
    Chinese Nuclear Intelligence
    Chinese Political Intelligence

  • DJ Mallmann

    Areas of Expertise

    All Military Order of Battle, Terrorism, WMD, Underground Facilities, Political
     

  • Background
    40+ years as an imagery analyst – military, political, terrorism, WMD and Underground Facilities for North Africa and Middle East

    Training and Education
    Bachelors International Studies, Mary Washington College
    NGA College Graduate

    Based
    United States of America

    Active Channels
    North Africa and the Sahel

  • Scott Conner

    Areas of Expertise

    Imagery Intelligence, Commercial Satellite Imagery, Ground Order-of-Battle, Crisis response
     

  • Background, Training and Education
    30 years of experience in satellite imagery, intelligence and geospatial analysis in both industry and the US Intelligence Community. Extensive record of public speaking and producing professional analytic material, including reports, presentations, briefings and providing interviews for high-ranking government and military officials, CEOs, financial investors and the media.

    Certifications
    National Imagery Analysis Course (NIAC), US Intelligence Community; Advanced Ground Imagery Course, US Intelligence Community

    Based
    United States of America

    Active Channels
    Syria Current Events

  • Tellus Geospatial
    Julie Parker

    Areas of Expertise

    U.S. Shale Plays, Energy, Oil and Gas

     

  • Background
    Tellus Geospatial specializes in creating value for energy and energy-related clients through the integration of geospatial technologies and data into their operations. Julie Parker, founder of Tellus Geospatial, has over a decade of experience working in (and serving) the Energy industry through her leadership roles at Chesapeake Energy, Spatial Energy, and DigitalGlobe.

    Tellus Geospatial channels provide analysis and downloadable map-ready data not found in most industry data subscriptions. Our focus is on areas of interest within the leading U.S. oil and gas plays.

    Based
    United States of America

    Active Channels
    Surface Water Monitoring
    Oklahoma STACK Play
    Oil & Gas Custom Field Reports

  • Desmond Bouchard

    Areas of Expertise

    Air Order-of Battle, All-Source, Battle Damage Assessment, Command-Control-Communications-Computers-Intelligence (C4I), Counter-IED, Counter-terrorism, Facility Analysis, Geospatial, Ground-Order of Battle, Imagery, Missile Order-of-Battle, Navy Order-of-Battle, Open-Source

  • Background
    All-source Geospatial Intelligence Analyst with 20 years of experience providing military and intelligence agencies timely, detailed and actionable intelligence. Significant experience researching and drafting All-Source intelligence products fused with geospatial metadata and imagery graphics. Experience using imagery and geospatial metadata to identify trends and define patterns of activity.

    Training and Education
    MA in Intelligence Studies (American Military University), est 2018
    MBA in Management (California Coast University), 2012
    B.S. Diplomacy and Military Studies (Hawaii Pacific University), 2005

    Certifications
    Intelligence Specialist A-School, U.S. Navy (USN), 1998
    Strike Warfare C-School, USN, 2000
    Imagery Analysis C-School, USN, 2002
    Advanced Analytics Training Program (Counter-IED Intelligence-Integration
    Center), 2012
    GEOINT Professional Certification Fundamentals (GPC-F), NGA, 2017

    Based
    United States of America

    Active Channels
    Russian Military Activity/Eastern Europe 
    Russian Naval Activity
    Russian SIGINT Capability Activity

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