Jacob L. Shapiro

Jacob L. Shapiro is an independent writer, researcher, and consultant on geopolitical risk, global strategies, and international affairs. As the former director of analysis at Geopolitical Futures, he managed a team of analysts in forecasting geopolitical trends and events. Before that, he was a Middle East analyst and director of operations at the global intelligence firm Stratfor. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and a master’s degree from the University of Oxford.