Ted Obenchain

Vice President, Business Development

Ted Obenchain

An expert in accelerating revenue capture for early-stage and established companies, Ted Obenchain leads a diversified strategic growth portfolio at Stratfor. His expertise spans the public and corporate sectors. Over the course of his 20-year career he has developed an in-depth understanding of the ways in which global organizations -- from multinational corporations to asset management firms to national security agencies -- look to independent research companies to anticipate the risks and opportunities to their interests.

Prior to Stratfor, Ted has held senior positions across the global security industry. He is formerly a partner and member of the management team at Eurasia Group, one of the world's leading political risk consultancies. He also led the defense and intelligence business at IHS Markit, operating under the 'Jane's by IHS Markit' banner. Ted spent the early years of his career at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), a Fortune 500 defense company.

He holds an MA from The Johns Hopkins University-School of Advanced International Studies, as well as a BA in Political Science from Pepperdine University.

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