George Friedman

Founder and Chairman

George Friedman is the Chairman of Stratfor, a company he founded in 1996 that is now a leader in the field of global intelligence.  Friedman guides Stratfor's strategic vision and oversees the development and training of the company's intelligence unit.

Shea Morenz

President and Chief Executive Officer

Shea Morenz is Stratfor's President and CEO. He drives the firm's global business strategy, including the ongoing expansion of its services to corporations and organizations across the world. He also oversees Stratfor's operational efficiency, product development, growth and strategic client relationships.

Mark Ozdarski

Chief Operating Officer

Mark Ozdarski is Stratfor's Chief Operating Officer. He is responsible for driving the firm's global operations and building capabilities to Stratfor's future growth. He also manages the development and implementation of operational and programmatic strategic plans, product development, performance monitoring, and institutional business process efficiency.

Bret Boyd

Vice President of Custom Intelligence Services

Bret Boyd is Vice President of Stratfor’s Custom Intelligence Services, focused on helping clients use Stratfor’s intelligence, forecasting and advisory capabilities to increase revenues and manage risk.

Prior to Stratfor, Mr. Boyd served in leadership roles at several high-growth companies and as an officer in the United States Special Operations Command. During his military service, Mr. Boyd deployed to combat operations in Iraq four times as well as to stability operations in other regions.

David D. Judson


David D. Judson is Stratfor’s editor-in-chief. He oversees both the global network of the company’s information gathering area specialists as well as the publishing team in Austin that works with analysts to craft Stratfor’s work into written, video and graphic form. Before joining Stratfor, Judson worked for the Istanbul-based Dogan Media Group for eight years, first as managing editor of the Turkish-language business daily Referans and later as editor-in-chief of the Hurriyet Daily News, the company’s English paper.

Dave Dacko

Chief Information Officer

Dave Dacko is Stratfor's Chief Information Officer. He is responsible for all technology selection, delivery as well as security and building the technical capabilities for Stratfor's future growth. He also manages the development and implementation of Stratfor.com and internal technical operations.