Areas of Expertise
Nick is available for training, consulting and speaking engagements, with notable expertise in the following areas:
- Collaboration, communication
- Security, counterterrorism
- Political issues, international business
- Risk assessment and management
- Inspiring, motivating
- Leadership, strategy, vision
- Performance improvement, sales
- Media, entertainment
Former CIA Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to the Director Nick Shapiro has more than 15 years of crisis management, national security and strategic communications experience in the White House, at the CIA and in the private sector.
While with the federal government, Shapiro helped lead the Obama Administration's response to the H1N1 Pandemic, the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting, the Gulf Oil Spill, the Christmas Day "Underwear Bomber" Terrorist Attack, the Boston Marathon Bombing, the Japan Earthquake, Tsunami and Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, as well as numerous cyber attacks, data breaches, wildfires, floods, and hurricanes.
Since leaving the U.S. Government in 2015, Shapiro founded 10th Avenue Consulting, and has advised and led global crisis management for a myriad of high-profile individuals and companies, including Airbnb, Affirm, Bill.com, the Long Term Stock Exchange, Lime, Visa, the 2020 GRAMMY Awards, the Governor of California, former CIA Director John Brennan and others.
- Crisis Management, Planning & Communication
- Risk Assessment & Mitigation
- Former CIA Director John Brennan
- 2020 GRAMMY Awards
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