Mark Cozad is a senior international defense research analyst at RAND and a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Before joining RAND, he served in both the military and intelligence community in a variety of areas including intelligence analysis, targeting, operational planning, and strategy development.
Cozad's work at RAND focuses on strategic warning, intelligence analysis, and security issues in Europe and East Asia. In his final assignment in the intelligence community he served as the deputy to the Assistant Deputy Director of National Intelligence for the President's Daily Brief (PDB). Immediately preceding his assignment to the ODNI, he was the Defense Intelligence Officer for East Asia, the senior intelligence officer on that issue within the Department of Defense.