Mark Rosen is a retired U.S. Army Infantry Lieutenant Colonel. His military assignments spanned across 82nd Airborne Division, 5th Infantry Division, Army Strategy, Plans & Policy in the Pentagon, the 800th Military Police Brigade, and the Counter-Insurgency Advisory & Assistance Team (CAAT) Afghanistan. His graduate work focused on nationalism and ethnic conflict which he brought to bear as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Social Sciences at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where he taught the capstone National Security Seminar and a senior elective, Nationalism & Ethnic Conflict. Counter-terrorism work was present throughout his assignments and was a central component in assisting in the preparation of the 800th MP Brigade emergency response SOP—which centered on emergency contingency planning for the NY Metro area. In his civilian capacity, Mark has focused on supporting transformation efforts in the financial services industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in International Affairs from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and a Master of Public Administration degree from Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.