- Douglas Lute is a former US Ambassador to NATO and a former US Deputy National Security Advisor, where he served in two Presidential Administrations at the White House for six years. In addition, Ambassador Lute served 35 years on active duty in the United States Army before retiring as a lieutenant general.
- Blackbird.AI welcomed Douglas Lute to the Advisory Board, where he will play a key role in providing strategic advice to Blackbird’s management team.
NEW YORK, September 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today Blackbird.AIa global leader in narrative analytics and risk intelligence, is pleased to announce the appointment of Douglas Lute to his advisory board. Blackbird’s Advisory Board brings together a highly qualified and diverse group of U.S. security officials and commercial executives from the fields of cybersecurity, government affairs and enterprise SaaS to provide advice and support to Blackbird.AI’s leadership team and its shareholders.
Ambassador Lute is a distinguished leader in US defense policy, international security and government affairs. He is the former United States Ambassador to NATO and an influential player in shaping and implementing the Alliance’s responses to the world’s toughest security challenges Europe since the end of the Cold War. In addition, Ambassador Lute served on the US National Security Council as Deputy National Security Advisor for six years under Presidents Bush and Obama Iraq and Afghanistan.
Prior to his time in the White House, Lute served 35 years on active duty in the US Army, where he held various senior positions in European Command, Central Command and the Joint Staff. He retired as a Lieutenant General and is currently the Chair of International and Defense Practices at BGR Group.
Ambassador Lute holds degrees from the Kennedy School of Government Harvard University and the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a founding member of the United States Institute of Peace’s Senior Military Advisory Group; a member of the American Academy of Diplomacy; and board member of the Atlantic Council of The United States.
“In today’s world, business and government leaders face an ever-evolving array of cyber and other asymmetric threats that require technologies that can keep up. Blackbird.AI’s platform closes critical information gaps and provides strategic insights into the online environment. I am pleased to join the advisory board and contribute to their continued success.” Douglas Lute.
“Ambassador Lute’s unique and distinguished track record in diplomatic, defense and geopolitical risk will be invaluable as we drive change with our public sector and corporate clients around the world,” he said Wasim KhaledCEO of Blackbird.AI.
Ambassador Lute joins advisory board with former White House cybersecurity expert Richard A Clarke.
For more information on Blackbird.AI and Douglas Lute, visit: https://www.blackbird.ai/blog/doug-lute-advisory-board.
Blackbird.AI helps businesses detect and respond to narrative manipulation and online risks that cause reputational and financial damage. Powered by their exclusive AI-driven Disinfo cloud platform, Fortune 500 companies and governments can proactively monitor perception and reputation in real-time. Blackbird was founded by a team of experts in the fields of artificial intelligence, behavioral psychology and national security with a mission to defend authenticity and combat narrative manipulation. Recognized by Forrester as a Top Threat Intelligence Company, the Blackbird Signals Framework is an industry benchmark in narrative and risk intelligence. For more information, see: www.blackbird.ai.