James Gordon Liddy (CDR US Navy SEAL Ret) is internationally recognized as one of the nation's premiere experts on counter-terrorism and critical infrastructure protection and is the current President, Layered Security Solutions.
Mr. Liddy served as the Senior Advisor to the Director for Strategy and Initiatives for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict. He was previously the Chief of Plans and Policy for the United States Special Operations Command’s Washington Office. In these positions, he designed and coordinated policy, operational plans, execute orders and strategic initiatives for the Secretary of Defense, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Military Services and other government agencies in support for the Global War on Terrorism. Member of highly classified national security program J3 JCS.
CDR Liddy was assigned to the Chief of Naval Operations as the Combating Terrorism and Special Operations Officer where he was the principal architect for the Navy’s Anti- Terrorism Force Protection Plan, leader of the Navy’s elite Antiterrorism Assessment Team (Red Cell) and led the creation of DoD’s Anti-terrorism and Force Protection Plan.
Mr. Liddy holds a Master’s Degree from the John Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), has completed the Information Operations Curriculum at the National Defense University, a Doctoral student in Complex Emergency and Disaster Management, Graduate CBRNE sub-specialty curriculum, Uniformed Services Medical School, Bethesda MD, selected as a Federal Executive Fellow, Harvard and Tuffs University. Mr. Liddy is co-author of the New York Times bestseller, FIGHT BACK, Tackling Terrorism Liddy Style.
Mr. Liddy serves on several companies’ board of directors and board of advisors.