Since the 1990’s, Dr. Robertson has been a senior advisor to corporations and the government. At Coopers & Lybrand she advised Fortune 500 companies for international 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.
Her career in government in Washington DC began as an SES (Senior Executive Service) on a Presidential Commission. She then joined the Navy’s Think Tank, 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 Commission, including Critical Infrastructure and the Restructuring of the Air Force. From 2000-2006 she was the senior strategic advisor to the leadership of the Navy. Major initiatives included establishment of NETWARCOM, the Navy’s Cyber Command.