Areas of Expertise
Doug is available for training, consulting and speaking engagements, with notable expertise in the following areas:
- Intelligence, clandestine operations
- Performance improvement, sales
- Risk assessment and management
- Security, counterterrorism
- Collaboration, communication
- Leadership, strategy, vision
- Media, entertainment
Former CIA case officer, Doug Patteson, is now a consultant and entertainment producer. Equally at home in the markets of Manila, a Hollywood studio or a boardroom in New York, Doug is a highly sought-after expert. Certified in HUMINT collection and counterterrorism with multiple overseas tours, today Doug is also a professor at the University of New Hampshire.
Doug has consulted on film and television projects for SONY Pictures Classics, CBS Television, Universal Pictures, and numerous others.
Further, Doug runs IngloriousAmateurs.com, a website focused on the history of intelligence collection. Doug also serves as CFO of Turbocam International, a multinational manufacturer headquartered in New Hampshire.
Doug is a published author, with publications focused on security, travel safety, and intelligence, including pieces for SpotterUp.com and three chapters of the book More Stories from Langley.
- History of Intelligence (emphasis on OSS and earlier)
- Lessons in HUMINT for sales and business
- Reel spies, fact and fiction in the on screen intelligence universe
- Operating in Denied Areas
- Is HUMINT dead in the face of omnipresent technology?
- Leadership and strategic planning in business
- Wells Fargo
- Sony Pictures Classics
- CBS Television
- AK Waters Productions
- Simple Life Recycling Inc.
- MacLaren Entertainment
- Universal Pictures
- Bayard and Holmes
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