Andrew Borene is a London-based Executive Director with Flashpoint, a leading data and risk intelligence company. He is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a U.S. licensed attorney, and is active on several boards related to international security cooperation, security partnerships, higher education and cybersecurity. Andrew has led business teams in advanced technology, high risk, and rapid growth initiatives within Fortune 500 companies such as IBM, Symantec, and LexisNexis. He also led corporate development at ReconRobotics Inc., and was turnaround CEO of a publicly-held middle market cybersecurity services company now trading as SideChannel, Inc. He also spent time in senior management roles in the U.S. Government and is a former Marine Corps officer. He is a Senior Fellow at George Mason University Law School’s National Security Institute (NSI) and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. He is an active member of both the U.S. Council on Foreign Relations and UK’s Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs. He serves on the Editorial Board of Partnership for Peace Consortium’s quarterly academic journal “Connections” for international security cooperation on behalf of more than 800 defense academies and security studies institutes across 60 countries. Andrew earned a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School and a B.A. in Economics from Macalester College. He also completed an executive education program on international development finance at Harvard University.