Ilan Goldenberg is the Policy Director of the National Security Network. 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 Democracy Arsenal - 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.