Robert David Steele
Robert David Steele

Robert David Steele is the pro bono Chief Enabling Officer (CEO) of Earth Intelligence Network, a 501c3 devoted to teaching holistic analytics (HA), true cost economics (TCE), and open source everything engineering (OSEE). He seeks to create an Open Source (Technologies) Agency inclusive of a United Nations Open-Source Decision-Support Information Network (UNODIN) for local to global information-sharing and sense-making. UNODIN will enable achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in quick time at a fraction of the cost required by conventional processes and technologies.  Robert is a Latino fluent in Spanish with lapsed French, and globally mobile for engagements of any duration.

AUTHOR: Eight books on intelligence reform, two on electoral reform, multiple Kindle Shorts as well as articles, chapters, lectures, monographs, online posts, and testimony. His work is informed by being the top Amazon reviewer for non-fiction, respecting the work of other authors, publishing over 2,000 reviews in 98 categories of non-fiction reading.

BLOG: Phi Beta Iota Public Intelligence Blog is where he curates over 80 contributors who believe that the truth at any cost lowers all other costs.

PUBLIC SERVICE: USMCR Infantry, Adjutant, Intelligence 1976-1996; CIA Clandestine Service 1979-1988; USMC Civil Service 1988-1993, #2 civilian in USMC Intelligence, responsible for creating the Marine Corps Intelligence Activity; CEO Open Source Solutions, Inc. 1993-2010, responsible for creating the Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) discipline world-wide, training over 7,500 mid-career officers from across 66+ countries; CEO Earth Intelligence Network, 2006 to date. External Researcher, US Army Strategic Studies Institute (SSI), 1998 to date. Now leading the OSINT Done Right – Active OSINT movement.

POLITICAL: Foremost transpartisan proponent for integrated electoral reform — evidence-based governance is not possible absent comprehensive electoral reform. One of the first to define a comprehensive model for predicting revolution, his single chart of preconditions of revolution existing today in the US and UK was featured in The Guardian in June 2014, garnering 73,000 shares to date.

HOBBIES: Reading; Offshore Sailing; Stream Trails; Racketball.

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