Bob Dougherty

Ex CIA undercover officer & trainer
Expert on using intel-based solutions in the private sector
Fee: Please inquire
"Bob is extremely articulate, savvy under pressure, and only receives the highest ratings in post-instruction reviews. He is an excellent story teller, extremely knowledgeable and greatly influential upon any audience."
Brig Barker
CEO & Principal, Red Rock Global Security Group
Areas of Expertise

Bob is available for training, consulting and speaking engagements, with notable expertise in the following areas:

  • Intelligence, clandestine operations
  • Collaboration, communication
  • Security, counterterrorism
  • Inspiring, motivating
  • Political issues, international business
  • Leadership, strategy, vision
  • Performance improvement, sales
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Media, entertainment
  • Travel, risk
Bob's Background

SPYEX corporate trainer, speaker and consultant Bob Dougherty spent 26 years as an undercover Operations Officer for the CIA. Bob personally developed, managed and carried out multiple operations during his career that led to the capture of several high-profile terrorists and the effective dismantling of terrorist networks.

Today, Bob is a senior classified instructor for numerous U.S. government agencies, training U.S. Army Green Berets, Navy SEALs, and police forces.

Bob's training curricula has been expertly-crafted to serve businesses in the private sector, allowing them to apply proven intelligence and Special Ops methodologies to improve in key areas, including strategic planning and execution, operations, leadership, and safeguarding data, people and intellectual property.

Presentation Examples

Examples of Bob's SPYEX-exclusive training experiences include:

  • Turning good leaders into great leaders
  • Protecting Intellectual Property
  • Operational Plan for Active Shooter / Workplace Violence
  • Selling Like a World-Class Spy
  • Safeguarding Your International business Travelers
  • How to Maintain Focus on your Core Business
  • ... and many more
Partnership Examples
  • Young Presidents Organization
  • Red Rock Global Security Group
  • Calvary Chapel
  • Jewish Federation of Los Angeles
Listen to Bob featured in SPYSCAPE's hit podcast, True Spies
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