Francis Landolf,Member, Board of Regents, and Senior Fellow
Francis Landolf is a Senior Fellow and a member of the Board of Regents. He currently serves as a Principal with Core Consulting, LLC. Fran created Core Consulting to provide a vehicle for him to match private sector solutions with public sector problems. Through his board and networking activities he becomes aware of private sector innovation in start-ups and attempts make this innovation visible to the missions within the IC and Defense establishments. Fran has performed executive coaching and leadership development for both private and public sector executives and teams. He is currently an advisor to a number of small innovative product companies that are or have potential to address both government and commercial applications. Before creating his consulting practice he led public sector organizations responsible for delivering time critical services essential for informed military and National level decisions at the National Security Agency. The organizations he created and led performed analysis cryptographic systems, unknown signals, communications systems and computer networks. They also developed and deployed the processing solutions that transformed network and communications data into a form consumable by intelligence analysts.
Fran currently serves on the board of the Hume Center of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, the Human Language Technology Center of Excellence at Johns Hopkins University and the Cyber Incubator at University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He has previously served on the Technical Advisory Group for the Senate Select Committee for Intelligence, the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Science and Technology for Defense Warning, MITRE Corporation Intelligence Advisory Board, and on several panels of the National Security Agency Advisory Board.