The Global Initiative Network

Expert

Gregg Jones

President & CEO, Strategic Applications, LLC

Gregg Jones is a professional crisis manager, owning a global consultancy, with clients that include corporations, public-private institutions, and government departments.

Previously, he has been a Special Forces officer, an information technology executive, the founder of a Non-Governmental Organization, an entrepreneur, and a US Government civilian official.

Gregg has responded to Complex Humanitarian Emergencies on several continents, and has been a wilderness and community volunteer firefighter and an accomplished alpinist.

He served as Defense representative on the Inter-agency shuttle diplomacy team overseeing implementation of the Dayton Peace Accords in Bosnia, and he led the Army’s civil – military analysis team to post-genocide Rwanda.

Gregg teaches courses in two Masters Degree programs at Georgetown University, providing lectures he developed in crisis management decision – making, strategic readiness choices and the ethics and legal frameworks of emergency management. He is also an adjunct analyst with the RAND Corporation, a volunteer researcher of World War II Missing in Action cases, and a Digital Humanitarian.

He has taught internationally – both in Europe and in Asia, and has received numerous awards and decorations.