This presentation was given at the 2018 Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Global Summit hosted by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (EndExploitationSummit.com)
President, Praesidium Partners
Bob Houston is President of Praesidium Partners (praesidiumpartners.com/), co-founded with his wife who also is a retired FBI special agent. Praesidium's mission is to engage in intelligence-driven advocacy in the fight against human trafficking, connecting stakeholders, datasets and communities to bring about change. It currently supports NGOs and other entities focused on investigating the illicit massage industry.
Bob spent 27 years with the FBI, specializing in counterterrorism and transnational organized crime. Among other positions, he served as a Joint Terrorism Task Force supervisor, Director of the DOJ International Organized Crime Intelligence and Operations Center, in management roles at the CIA Counterterrorism Center, and as an Assistant Professor at National Defense University.
He has a B.S. in Political Science and Public Administration, an M.S. in National Security Strategy, and a J.D.