Dr. Kathleen Robertson currently serves as the Senior Advisory for Department of Defense (DOD) matters and Legal Affairs at StealthPath Inc., a start-up having been granted 7 patents to introduce and establish a novel zero-trust solution to endpoint devices in the worldwide cybersecurity market.
Since the 1990s, Dr. Robertson has been a senior advisor to both corporations and the federal government. At Coopers & Lybrand, she advised various Fortune 500 companies for worldwide business and tax strategies. At McDonnell Douglas, she was a corporate director for international strategies and M&A, and a strategic advisor to the CEO and COO. As a principal at Booz Allen & Hamilton and a National Director of Strategy at KPMG, she continued in the role of an independent strategic advisor to senior management in both the private and the public sector. She is recognized for effectively using strategic wargames to address critical issues.
Dr. Robertson’s career in government began in Washington, DC as a Senior Executive Service (SES) on the Presidential Commission. She then joined the Navy’s Think Tank, the Center for Naval Analysis and was assigned to DARPA as the strategic advisor for the Dual Use Technology Program. She has served on a number of Presidential Commissions, including Critical Infrastructure and the Restructuring of the Air Force. From 2000 through 2006, she was the senior strategic advisor to the leadership of the Navy. Major initiatives included establishment of NETWARCOM, the Navy’s Cyber Command.
Due to her noted expertise in business strategy and security/defense requirements, she currently advises industry and government officials on strategies and alternatives that address corporate, political and national security priorities.
Kathleen Robertson holds a Juris Doctorate (JD) and PhD in International Corporate Law, International Political Economics and Defense Policy, as well as a Master of Political Science in International Relations and Defense Policy. She is a member of a number of professional organizations, including the American Bar Association and the Wargaming Advisory Panel for the Naval War College. She currently resides in Virginia.