David Sikora is Stratfor's executive chairman and CEO. He joined Stratfor to lead market expansion, digital engagement and product transformation initiatives following an investment from private equity firm Teakwood Capital, where he serves as an executive partner.
Jon Sather served as Stratfor's Chief Intelligence Officer from November 2015 to June 2016. He was responsible for driving the firm's global intelligence collection activity, and building further upon all source intelligence expertise for future growth. During his time at Stratfor, he directed the firm's interdepartmental, and collaborative efforts in the development of human capital, international open source collection, technological and intellectual research, and Stratfor's intelligence analysis.
Paul Baker is Stratfor's Chief Financial Officer. He oversees the financial direction for the company and is responsible for finance, accounting, human resources, recruitment, facilities and operations.
Before joining Stratfor, Mr. Baker has held executive finance positions in both public and private companies for more than 20 years. Mr. Baker served as CFO at Troux Technologies and Motive and held several executive financial positions with Sterling Software and Ernst & Young.
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 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, Mr. 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. Before his work internationally, Mr.
Carissa Holmes is Stratfor's Vice President of Marketing. Prior to joining Stratfor in 2013, Carissa drove the strategic direct marketing vision for brands such as Gevalia (a division of Kraft Foods), Scholastic books, Bertlmen's Group and Gerber Life.
Most recently Ms. Holmes ran all direct to consumer and brand marketing for Guthy-Renker International, promoting brands like Proactiv, WEN and Meaningful Beauty in 76 countries by leading teams in London, Tokyo, Moscow, Wiesbaden, Hong Kong and Sydney.