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Brian Fishman
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Speaker Bio
Brian Fishman is a co-founder of Cinder, a leading Trust & Safety operations platform. Prior to Cinder, Fishman led Facebook’s work countering terrorist organizations and hate groups.

Fishman is the author of The Master Plan: ISIS: al-Qaeda, and the Jihadi Strategy for Final Victory (Yale University Press, 2016), which is based on a pathbreaking course he taught at West Point in 2008 about the Islamic State in Iraq's vision for governance. In 2014, the Islamic State named him personally as an enemy.

Prior to Facebook, Fishman served as the director of research at the Combating Terrorism Center at the United States Military Academy (West Point); conceived and led Palantir Technologies’ disaster relief program; worked in-house at New America, a think tank; and worked on Capitol Hill. He is the author of numerous reports and articles regarding terrorism and, in addition to West Point, has taught as an adjunct at Columbia University and Georgetown University. Fishman maintains affiliations with the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point, New America, and Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation.
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