Senior Fellow Dr. Lisa Costa was appointed Vice President of Intelligence and Chief Scientist for PlanetRisk at the end of last month. PlanetRisk helps organizations improve critical decision-making through risk anaylitics.

Dr. Costa has decades of progressive leadership tackling complex, sensitive intelligence problems facing our nation's most critical missions. She is an expert in counter terrorism (CT) and intelligence analysis. She chairs MITRE’s Corporate CWMD and CT Council and was the lead for IR&D in Enhancing Intelligence Analysis (EIA), ensuring a focus on innovation, rigor and measurable progress on “hard problems”.


To learn more about Dr. Costa click here and to read the full article about her appointment click here.


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