President & CEO
John Rendon is considered to be one of the world’s leading pioneers in the use of strategic communications as an element of national power and one of the first thought-leaders to harness the power of emerging technologies in support of real time information management. He has served as an executive communications consultant to the White House, U.S. Department of Defense, the National Security community and to the leadership of Fortune 500 companies, among others. He is a participant in forward-thinking organizations such as the Highlands Forum, the Aspen Institute and Dialog and is a lecturer and speaker at many forums and universities on the impact of emerging information technologies on the way populations think and behave, especially as it relates to engaging, countering and preventing violent extremism.
Mr. Rendon also lectures on topics including Global Power shifts, Leadership in the Knowledge Age; strategic communications development and implementation, information operations, information strategies, tactics and operations; crisis management and the American Presidency. He regularly lectures at the Defense Universities. He has lectured at such prestigious institutions as the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, Air War College (JFOWC and SJIOAC), Albanian Armed Forces Academy, American University, Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies, Boston University, Catholic University, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Federal Executive Training Institute, Foreign Service Institute, George C. Marshall Center, George Mason University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, Haas School of Business, University of California-Berkeley, Industrial College of the Armed Forces (ICAF), Joint Special Operations University (JSOU), Kuwait University, NATO School Oberammergau, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), Naval War College, National Defense University, Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, Northeastern University, Royal Danish Defence College, The George Washington University, United States Air Force Academy, University of Southern California, West Africa Polytechnic University, among others.