Looking Glass is a technologically progressive consultancy and investment firm. Our professionals hail from some of the most sophisticated unmanned programs in the world, and have decades of experience integrating, deploying, and employing those systems in challenging environments; including government and commercial applications. We are thought leaders in this space.
Bernard is a 28 year veteran of the CIA where he retired as Director of Counterterrorism. He was responsible for all aspects of the CIA's global war on terrorism. He is a recognized expert on unmanned aerial systems and the Middle East. He is also a non-resident fellow at Harvard University's Belfer Center.
Brian is a retired Marine and former CIA Officer, where he served in a variety of kinetic occupational specialties. Besides serving as a ground combatant, he also served as a strike aviator for almost 20 years. He holds an advanced degree in Operations Research from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA. Brian enjoys designing networked high tech solutions to difficult problems, and optimizing investment returns by constantly analyzing the solution’s output data.
The drone industry is characterized by a rapidly changing landscape of technologies and policies that make employing these systems effectively a serious challenge. We stay up-to-date with these changes; helping integrators find the right systems and policymakers set the appropriate employment environment. Our offering includes support for research, procurement, program management, integration, installation, training, and sustainment. We have found that each client’s scenario requires a tailored approach. As such, a Looking Glass engagement is typified by flexibility and mutability. We are working for you.
Significant opportunities exist in the $127B commercial drone industry. Our portfolio includes hardware and software systems at the bleeding edge of the industry; focusing on airspace security and management, data and information dissemination, and analytical insights. We’ve invested heavily in the world’s most innovative companies in these sectors, and are continually assessing new opportunities therein. We are driving the future of drone systems.