Daniel P. Gabriel is a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) counter-terrorism officer with extensive experience in countering violent-extremism (CVE), directing counter-insurgency operations, and developing and benchmarking counter-radicalization theory and methodology in the Islamic world.
He has served as a senior strategic communications advisor, consultant, and strategist to USG policymakers, civilian/military officials, international media organizations, and foreign governments. He is recognized internationally as a thought-leader in leveraging Information Communication Technologies (ICT) in support of governance and post-conflict management objectives.
As an Agency officer, Mr. Gabriel created, managed, and executed innovative operations in hostile areas to counter violent-extremism and promote credible voices in Islamic societies. He was a key architect and implementer of strategic engagement, collaboration, and de-confliction efforts across USG agencies to integrate global counter-terrorism strategic communications campaign after 9/11.
Mr. Gabriel completed six tours to Iraq and Afghanistan in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. He has lived and worked in Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Ethiopia, Egypt, Jordan, Algeria, UAE, Turkey, and Europe.