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Steve Ockenden


Role and Company

Founder/President, MAPP Associates, Marketing and Public Policy


37 years experience in government, policy, & international affairs


Paoli, PA

About Steve

Vietnam veteran, 1968-69 (Army, intelligence analyst). PhD, national security policy. Instructor, political science, Macalester College, 1978-79; Senior staff member, national security policy and intelligence, U.S. Senate, 1979-87; Manager, Business Development, GE Aerospace, 1987-97; Founder, MAPP Associates, 12 person management consulting company working with clients in international services market, , 1997-2004; Vice President, Corporate Development, Technology Management Company, 2004-2012; President, MAPP Associates, 2012-present, supporting small companies working in international project management, threat reduction, weapons abatement, and related areas. Project Faculty, Global Consulting Consortium, Wharton School of Business, advising MBA students.

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5 months ago

What resources are there available to become a more effective Business Developer?

Chief Anderson, I'm going to guess that the majority of your company's cyber work is with the US Govt. If...

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5 months ago

Does anyone have any experience with think tanks?

I worked briefly at one think tank, was published through another, and have been a speaker at conferences convened by...

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