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Organizers of the Warsaw Drone Summit
Bernard Hudson
Former Chief of Counterterrorism, CIA

Bernard Hudson is the CEO of LGGS, an international drone advisory firm whose activities in conflict zones range from the Middle East to Eastern Europe. Prior to starting LGGS, Bern last served as CIA’s Chief of Counterterrorism where he directed all aspects of the Agency’s global war on terrorism. He is also currently a non-resident Fellow at Harvard University’s Belfer Center and serves on a number of boards. He holds a BA from Georgetown University in Political Science.


Headquartered in Reston, VA (USA), LGGS is a drone advisory firm that brings together battle-proven experts from the most sophisticated unmanned programs in the world. We help governments and others tackle some of the world’s hardest problems related to drone technology and applications. LGGS staff collectively have decades of experience identifying innovative and cost-effective ways to use drones and related technologies in both combat and non-combat usages.


Chenope is an American software company that develops systems for constructing complex mathematical models. Use cases include sensor fusion – where we partner with LGGS - and detection of the coordinated transmission of disinformation. Chenope’s multidisciplinary team holds several very highly cited patents in different areas of AI. It includes mathematicians, computer scientists, computational linguists, and an economist. Chenope has an office in Kyiv, and has recently opened an office in Warsaw.