Who’s Who in Collective, Earth, Peace, & Public Intelligence: Robert David STEELE Vivas [Roberto David de Steele y Vivas de Porras]
UPDATE 9 August 2013: From this date I am employed as a contractor in service to the US Government, and compliant with the letter and spirit of all laws, regulations, and caveats governing my service.
My focus for the next two years is on helping others create and docuemtn concepts and doctrine as well as new sources and methods, and to execute Intelligence Support to Information Operations (INT2IO).
Intelligence-driven IO was born in Afghanistan on 1 August 2013. I anticipate a monograph on this topic being published by the US Army Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) in 2014. Meanwhile, I am updating my Marine Corps University precis on the analysis and remediation of revolution as a possible companion monograph to the INT2IO publication but with a focus on the art and science of holistic analytics respectful of true cost economics and alternative multi-cultural valuations of cause and effect.
See also this monograph under development:
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2011: Competitive Commercial Intelligence and Strategy in International Markets – Context and Challenge Inteligencia Empresarial y Estrategia Competitiva en Mercados Internacional – Contexto y Desafio
Robert David STEELE Vivas [Vivas is the Latino matronymic] is the intellectual and spiritual practioner leader of the third era of the craft of intelligence [decision-support], advancing the craft of intelligence far beyond the first era of secret war and the second era of strategic analytics over-whelmed by clandestine and covert programs never intended by President Harry Truman. Specifically focused on open source everything and the role of transparency, truth, and trust in creating resilient and sustainable hybrid governance rooted in sharing information and collaborative multinational sense-making, he seeks to unify and harmonize the eight communities that together create the “intelligence commons:” academia, civil society, commerce, government, law enforcement, media, military, and non-governmental/non-profit.
Cf. 2013 Robert Steele: Reflections on Inspectors General, 2012 PREPRINT: The Craft of Intelligence and Open Source Agency: Executive Access Point as well as Steele Foreword to NATO Internet Based (Public) Intelligence
Robert David STEELE Vivas is the academic and practitioner pioneer picking up for Buckminster Fuller, Russell Ackoff, and John N. Warfield, among others, advancing reflexive practice and whole systems analytics to create Smart Nations, the World Brain, and the Global Game. As the foremost practioner-critic of secret intelligence sources and methods, and as one of the foremost critics of organizational fraud, waste, and abuse — characterizing any falsehood or corrupt act as “sand in the gears” of a complex delicate whole system — he has led the creation of the Strategic Analytic Model and pioneered the concepts for hybrid forms of panarchy in which all minds are linked to all information in all languages all the time, allowing for the harnessing of collective intelligence and wisdom. Best known outside the world of intelligence for his defense of hackers as pioneers on the bleeding edge full of the “right stuff,” and as the champion for “Open Source Everything” (OSE) he is also the comprehensive architect for electoral, intelligence, governance, and national security reform through the practice of reality-based decision making that is characterized by intelligence applied with absolute integrity, while calling for a completely transparent process of Multinational, Multiagency, Multidsiciplinary, Multidomain Information-Sharing and Sense-Making (M4IS2).
Cf. 2013 Public Governance in the 21st Century: New Rules, Hybrid Forms, One Constant – The Public, 2012 Reflexivity = Integrity: Toward Earth/Life 4.0 and 2010 The Ultimate Hack Re-Inventing Intelligence to Re-Engineer Earth (Chapter for Counter-Terrorism Book Out of Denmark), within the USA, Robert Steele: Citizen in Search of Integrity (Full Text Online for Google Translate).
Robert David STEELE Vivas is a former Marine Corps infantry officer and then a CIA clandestine case officer (spy) against extremist targets including terrorist groups; the senior civilian founder of the Marine Corps Intelligence Center; author of On Intelligence: Spies and Secrecy in an Open World and other seminal works relevant to commercial and civil society decision-support; an honorary hacker, and the number one non-fiction reviewer at Amazon.com. He is highly skilled at program builds from scratch, documenting requirements, outlining human, technical, and other capabilities needed, and doing all the justification documentation from Service level to Congressional Budget Justification Book (CBJB).
As CEO of OSS.Net, Inc. Robert has worked with the U.S. Special Operations Command and other regional commands; with the Department of State, the United Nations, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, with EUROPOL, INTERPOL, and Scotland Yard; and with over 7,500 mid-career officers from across 66 countries attracted to his annual training conferences on real-world intelligence. In 2006, inspired by the report of the UN High-Level Threat Panel, he created and funded Earth Intelligence Network, a 501c3, and organized 23 others in creating the Strategic Analytic Model for creating a prosperous world at peace. He shut down OSS.Net, Inc. at the end of 2008, closing it legally at the end of 2010, and is at this time devoted to creating public intelligence in the public interest as the CEO (pro bono) of Earth Intelligence Network. He is available for assignment and globally mobile.
Among his skills: #1 Amazon Reviewer for Non-Fiction (Reading in 98 Categories)…Acquisition Intelligence Support….Collection Management…Ethics…Ghost-Writing…Hacker (Hackers on Planet Earth and Silicon Valley Hackers Conference)…Holistic Analytics…Human Intelligence (15 Types)…Human Relations (21st Century)…Integrity in Whole Systems Sense…Intelligence (Decision Support)….Logistics Intelligence Support…M4IS2…Man-Machine Analytics…Multinational Information-Sharing…Open Everything Proponent…Open Source Intelligence…OSINT…Open Source Everything…Operations Intelligence Support….Panarchy…Policy Development & Justification….Prioritization Matrices….Program Development….Public Speaking….Reconnaissance… Requirements Definition…Resilience…Serious Games…Stabilization & Reconstruction…Strategic Foresight…Sustainable Design…Table of Organization & Equipment Builds…..True Cost Economics…Visualization of Complex Concepts…Whole of Government…World Game
EarthGame is a registered trademark owned by Professor Medard Gabel, #2 to Buckminster Fuller in creating the analog World Game, and a co-founder of the Earth Intelligence Network, 501c3 Public Charity. Visit Professor Gabel at BigPictureSmallWorld.
Apart from being an expert at intelligence collection and analysis, Robert is also an expert strategist on requirements definition, advanced information processing and analytic technologies, and the use of open source technologies in combination with open sources of information and open spectrum to achieve objectives faster, better, cheaper. He is an honorary hacker in Europe (Hac-Tic and Chaos Computer Club), in New York (Hackers on Planet Earth) and in Silicon Valley (The Hackers Conference founded by Stewart Brand).
Described as a “serial pioneer” by Homeland Security Today, as an innovator by Forbes ASAP, and as an unsung hero creating the future by Microtimes, Steele is a an off-the-chart thinker, speaker, provocateur, and visionary who will challenge, catalyze, and change any audience forever. He offers a full range of interventions, from 10-minute epiphany bombs to carefully-scripted plenary briefings on the State of the World and the Future to four-hour SPY IMPROV sessions to two-day leadership and analytic retreats.
- About Phi Beta Iota & Public Intelligence
- About the Idea (126)
- Awards I (1992-2006)
- Historic Contributions by Others (253)
- Directory (List) (1)
- History of Opposition to Open Source Intelligence (14)
World-Changing Letters (Unsuccessful)
- Memorandum: OSS CEO to DNI One-Pager
- Secretary General of the United Nations
- Sir Richard Branson “The Virgin Truth”
- Microsoft CTO Operation Cloudburst
- ON INTELLIGENCE: Open Letter to the President
- Letter to Pope Benedict XVI
- 21st Century Intelligence
- OSE M4IS2 Logo & The Game Plan
- HUMINT/OSINT 21st Century
- Open Source Agency (OSA)
- Open Source Everything (OSE)
- Earth Intelligence Network
- Multinational Information-Sharing
- World Brain & Global Game 101-104
- Articles & Chapters
- Books on Intelligence & Information Operations
- Briefings & Lectures
- Graphics in English
- Graphics in Spanish
- Strategic Monographs
- at Amazon
- at DuckDuckGo
- at LinkedIn
- on Hackers (PBS)
- Speaker (Pro Bono/Hire)
- On Hacking Humanity
- at YouTube
- 2013-09-27 Resume PRB OK Bio-Books-Blurb 2 Pages
- 2013-10-06 Resume PRB OK KR White 2 Pages
- 2013-09-27 Resume PRB OK CV Pubs 15 Pages
- Publications (Document)
- Teaching Portfolio
- Two-Page Resume
Steele Government Status (Post TS Full 1976-2006)
- Top Secret SCI Eligible 2013 03 12 based on OPM SBPR 2012 03 15
Profiles of Steele by Others:
- Toffler on Steele in War & Anti-War (1993)
- Yankeelov on Steele in Year in Computers (2000)
- Kimery on Steele in Homeland Security Today (2009)
- Myers on Steele in Reflexive Practice (2010)
In His Own Words (YouTube)
- AUDIO Steele on Open Source Future at Echo Chamber (2006)
- Steele on World Brain to Amazon Developers Conference (2013 from 2007)
- Steele on Open Everything to Gnomedex (2007)
- Steele to Scowcroft at Wilson Center (Apr 2011)
- Steele to Chilean Government (Nov 2010)
- VIDEO (20:25): Warren Pollock Interviews Robert Steele on End of the Closed System
- VIDEO (11:02): Warren Pollock Interviews Robert Steele on Open Source Everything
- VIDEO (8:19) CHANGE 2010: National Press Club Robert Steele, real-time and and open source intelligence
- Steele B Roll Interview from Hollywood Movie (2008)
- CIA Officer- Robert Steele tells it like it is. Part 1
- CIA Officer- Robert Steele tells it like it is Part 2
Reach him at robert.david.steele.vivas [at] gmail [dot] com.
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