To compete and thrive in the 21st century, democracies, and the United States in particular, must develop new national security and economic strategies that address the geopolitics of information. In the 20th century, market capitalist democracies geared infrastructure, energy, trade, and even social policy to protect and advance that era’s key source of power—manufacturing. In this century, democracies must better account for information geopolitics across all dimensions of domestic policy and national strategy.
Wayne Stone is the Senior Recanati-Kaplan Resident Fellow at the Belfer Center. Wayne has served in multiple senior management positions with in the United States Intelligence Community, most recently as the Senior Executive Management Officer in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). Prior to this role, he served as the Acting Inspector General of the Intelligence Community.
Wayne has been a Senior National Intelligence Officer for more than ten years with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence; and throughout the intelligence community, including senior positions with the Defense Intelligence Agency and the National Geospatial- Intelligence Agency. Mr. Stone retired from the U.S. Army as a Lieutenant Colonel.
He earned a Bachelor of Science in Fire Science from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice; Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Long Island University and a Master of Science in Organization Development from American University. He is the recipient of the Meritorious Presidential Rank Award, a National Intelligence Exceptional Achievement Medal and a National Intelligence Medallion.Last Updated: Aug 27, 2020, 9:04am