PLATINUM LIFETIME AWARD, Mr. Stephen E. Arnold
For his constant demonstration of the utility of Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) in the understanding of social networks, emerging technologies, and cultural realities. As a world-renowned authority on information and communications, with a deep understanding of the public policy value of open source information, he has made himself available around the world, and had much more influence than most realize. His publication of the book, “The Google Legacy,” is a mere milestone in one of the most distinguished information careers in the world
The only speaker to be invited back each year, Stephen E. Arnold has consistently been close to a decade ahead of the “path-finders” in more bureaucratic environments. Below is his presentaiton to OSS '06.