Mr. Silber joined K2 Intelligence from the New York Police Department (NYPD) where he was a Director in the Intelligence Division. He supervised the Department’s entire portfolio of ongoing terrorism-related investigations and managed the Department’s Analytic and Cyber Units.
Before that, he served as a special assistant to the NYPD’s Deputy and Assistant Commissioners of Intelligence where he managed strategic threat assessments and oversaw the Department’s relationships with international police and intelligence agencies.
Mr. Silber is the co-author of the 2007 NYPD report – Radicalization in the West: The Homegrown Threat. He has presented on behalf of the NYPD at the White House, National Security Council, CIA, FBI, and National Counter Terrorism Center and testified before the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. He is also the author of The Al Qaeda Factor: Plots Against the West, published in December 2011 by University of Pennsylvania Press.
Mr. Silber is a visiting lecturer at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) where he teaches a course on Modern Urban Counterterrorism. He also serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board at SIPA and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Before earning his Masters Degree at Columbia, Mitch spent nine years in corporate finance as a partner at The Carson Group and as a principal at Evolution Capital, LLC.