Areas of Expertise
- Intelligence operations
- Weapons proliferation
- Directed energy
- Geospatial-intelligence (GEOINT)
Background and Current Work
Brian Skow joined Riverside Research in 2002. He is responsible for analytic model creation, methodology development, and structured observation management utilization. With nearly 20 years of intelligence experience, he has served as an advisor, analyst, and imagery scientist, both as a government civilian and a member of Riverside Research. His expertise covers a wide-range of topics, from terrorism and intelligence operations to weapons proliferation and directed energy.
Education, Awards, and Recognition
Riverside Research recognized Brian’s distinguished service with its most prestigious awards on two separate occasions, awarding him the Ralph J. Mastrandrea Memorial Award in 2004 and the Lawrence O’Neill Award for Sustained Excellence in 2016.
Brian received his BS in physics and mathematics from Central State University and his MS in space studies from American Military University.