We are proud to introduce Michael Fayerman, new professional member of the Defence and Intelligence editorial team. He will conduct profiling analysis of world leaders and international policies and provide unique perspective of how technology affects the intelligence and national security matters.

As a Senior Consulting Manager for KPMG (Big4) one of the world largest consulting firms he designed and successfully conducted IT security audits, competitive intelligence , economic/political risk analysis and fraud prevention programs by leveraging state of the art technologies. Michael also worked as an executive for SAIC, one of largest US Federal Contractors.

Michael Fayerman lives and works in New York City. Michael is a seasoned IT Executive, Blogger, Educator and Entrepreneur with extensive experience in designing and building innovative software and managing the development of state of the art engineering products with ability to build business around them.He provided leadership and vision for the design and development of products for the following industries: Competitive Intelligence, Law Enforcement, Health Care Biotechnology, Finance, and Publishing/Advertising, Michael will serve as a contributor on Intelligence and Counter-intelligence matters in the changing world.

Due to his love for education and wring he served as an Executive in Residence at St John’s University and teaching Technology Life Cycle for world renowned Cooper Union., both in New York City His technical background includes developing and leading Data Warehousing practice for KPMG, Using various enterprise class technologies such as J2EE, AJAX, Rules Engines and Machine Learning. tools. Michael managed both small and very large teams of analysts and developers. Currently, Michael and his partners are working on his second technology startup related to national security.

Michael graduated with Bachelors and Masters in Public Administration and International Law and Diplomacy from New York City’s St John’s University. His hobbies include reading and writing on political and historical issues, history of world intelligence ,history of art, technology and national security subjects. He composes and plays piano and build his own music production studio. He is also fluent in Russian language. His motto is “Make history before it happens!”