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Karl Wagner is the Founder and CEO of Eastern Sky Technologies, a global risk consultancy specializing in crisis management and corporate resiliency. An expert in foreign affairs and national security, Karl has 29 years of worldwide experience delivering success for complex projects and managing risk in emerging markets. He has worked and lived in Latin America, East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. Karl has planned and executed multi-million-dollar budgets and is an expert in delivering effect at the nexus of security, technology, and geopolitics in the world’s hardest operating environments. Currently Karl serves as a Strategic Advisor to several private sector organizations and charities. He is an active member of the American Society of Industrial Security and is involved in non-profit work in the veterans advocacy and PTSD prevention space. Karl has an M.A. in Security Studies (Magna Cum Laude) from Georgetown University and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from University of Illinois. Karl is fluent in Spanish and Mandarin Chinese.