Anthony Ippoliti is a Founding Principal of Northview Strategy Group, a private geopolitical intelligence firm. He previously served as an Operations Officer with the Central Intelligence Agency’s Directorate of Operations, the arm of the agency responsible for the clandestine collection of human intelligence and conduct of covert action. He served multiple tours with the CIA throughout the Middle East and Asia, where he focused on clandestinely acquiring foreign intelligence vital to United States foreign policy and national security decision makers. He was also responsible for managing strategic relationships with foreign partners and addressing intelligence requirements on issues related to counterterrorism, counter-proliferation, and cyber threats. Mr. Ippoliti is a Marine Corps veteran of the war in Iraq, where he served in Fallujah. He holds a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of Connecticut and is a fluent Farsi speaker.