Robert Liscouski is a Co-Founder and Chairman of the National Child Protection Task Force.
A noted expert and thought leader in enterprise security and risk management, including assessing, mitigating and managing physical and cybersecurity risks, Robert Liscouski is regularly called upon for media interviews and speaking engagements to provide insights related to terrorism, cybersecurity and risk management. He has been a regular contributor to CNBC, CNN, Fox News, and other media outlets.
He was appointed by President George W. Bush as the first Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security was founded in 2003. In this role, he was responsible for the design, development, implementation and oversight of the Office of Infrastructure, which involved integrating various units from other government agencies, including FBI, DoD, General Services Administration, Department of Energy, and Department of Commerce.
He previously served as president and director of Implant Sciences Corporation, a leading manufacturer of Explosive Trace Detection equipment, which realized revenue growth of more than 400% before it was acquired by L3 Communications for $117.5m.
He earlier served as director of Information Assurance at the Coca-Cola Company and vice president of the law enforcement division of Orion Scientific Systems, a developer of advanced analytic software tools. Robert also previously served as a diplomatic security service special agent with the U.S. Department of State and an undercover investigator for the Bergen County Prosecutors Office in New Jersey.
He is currently a visiting fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington D.C., and has served on the Intelligence Science Board that supports the directors of the Central Intelligence Agency and National Intelligence Agency.
Robert also serves on the board of technical advisors for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the board of the National Child Protection Task Force. He previously served as the president of the Middleburg Community Charter School and assistant scout master for Scout Pack 1737 in Middleburg, VA.
He received his Bachelor of Science from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and Master of Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.