Ilan Goldenberg is the Policy Director of the <a href="http://nsnetwork.org">National Security Network</a>. He previously worked as head of research and deputy staff director for the Foreign Policy Leadership Council and also served on the homeland security task force of the Kerry-Edwards campaign. Prior to that, Ilan worked for the U.S.-Middle East Project at the Council on Foreign Relations. Ilan began his career as an investment banker at Salomon Smith Barney. Goldenberg is a regular contributor to <a href="http://www.democracyarsenal.org">Democracy Arsenal</a> - a foreign policy blog. He holds a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University and a B.A. and B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of Business and College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. He speaks Arabic and Hebrew.