Cognitive Traps and the Mindset of a Successful Protective Intelligence Analyst

In this episode, Fred and Carmen discuss what it takes to build an Intelligence program and what she looks for in an Analyst. Carmen shares her stories of dealing with leaders, falling into cognitive traps and what it means when we sometimes ‘get it wrong’.

Carmen Medina is a thirty two year veteran of the Intelligence Community and a former Deputy Director of Intelligence for the Central Intelligence Agency. Upon her retirement from the CIA, she received the Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal. Since moving to the private sector, Carmen continues to transform the Intelligence Community as a speaker, author, and consultant.