Mr. Lebson’s career focuses the intersection of government, intelligence, and geopolitics. He served as a Director at the National Security Council, at the Pentagon managing the Pakistan policy team, and as an exchange officer within the Australian Department of Defense. Prior to and after his government service, Mr. Lebson built and ran successful investigative and intelligence practices in the private sector, co-founding a global business intelligence firm where he now serves as a Managing Director. He also was a senior officer in a crisis communications firm, where he built the industry’s first-ever integrated business intelligence practice. As a volunteer, Mr. Lebson provides support to the families of Americans held hostage or wrongfully detained abroad. Utilizing his government experience and regional expertise, he works with families to help them understand the context of the detention, craft a proactive strategy, and leverage the media and third parties in the interest of a safe return of their loved one.