Dr. Samantha Ravich is the Chief Executive Officer of A2P, and also serves as an Advisor to The Chertoff Group and Freedom Capital Investment Management. Dr. Ravich was Deputy National Security Advisor for Vice President Cheney and served in the White House for 5½ years where she was the Vice President’s representative on Asian and Middle East Affairs as well as on Counter-Terrorism and Counter-Proliferation.
Following her time at the White House, Dr. Ravich was the Republican Co-Chair of the Congressionally-mandated National Commission for Review of Research and Development Programs in the United States Intelligence Community. She serves as the Principal Investigator on the recently released monograph, “Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare: An Evolving Challenge.” Dr. Ravich is member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves as an Advisor to the US Intelligence Community and is a frequent keynote speaker on international security, cyber, and the future of intelligence.
Her book, “Marketization and Democracy: East Asian Experiences,” (Cambridge University Press) is used as a basic textbook in international economics, political science, and Asian studies college courses. She received her Ph.D. in Policy Analysis from the RAND Graduate School and her MCP/BSE from the University of Pennsylvania/Wharton School.