Michael Marks

Michael B. Marks is founder and Managing Partner of Intelligent Decision Partners, LLC, professional services and consulting firm that specializes in providing unique multi source intelligence and global technology research services to the government and private sector.  He is a senior executive with over 40 years of public and private sector experience in international affairs and national security issues, development and application of innovative open source intelligence methodologies, global science and technology, U.S. global competitiveness issues, international technology trade, market awareness and business development concerning the federal government, and strategic planning. 

Mr. Marks served in government for ten years, holding a number of high-level policy positions, both in the U.S. Executive and Legislative branches.  Mr. Marks was Assistant Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), Executive Office of the President; Senior Policy Advisor to the Office of Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA); Senior Policy Advisor to the Under Secretary for Security Assistance, Science and Technology, U.S. Department of State; and Legislative Assistant for Foreign Affairs and National Security, for Senator Jake Garn.  Mr. Marks received a Master’s Degree in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh.

The IDP team is composed of senior-level personnel with decades of high-level government, private sector and international experience in intelligence and neural network.