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Admiral Dennis C. Blair

Knott Professor of the Practice at the University of North Carolina; Former Director of National Intelligence

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Admiral Dennis C. Blair Biography

Admiral Dennis C. Blair is the Knott Professor of the Practice at the University of North Carolina. He previously served as Director of National Intelligence from January 2009 to May 2010. He led sixteen national intelligence agencies, administering a budget of $50 billion and providing integrated intelligence support to the president, Congress, and operations in the field. Prior to this appointment, he held the John M. Shalikashvili Chair in National Security Studies with the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) and served as Deputy Director of the Project for National Security Reform.

Before retiring from the Navy in 2002, Admiral Blair served as Commander in Chief of U.S. Pacific Command, the largest of the combatant commands. During his 34-year Navy career, he served on guided missile destroyers in both the Atlantic and Pacific fleets and commanded the Kitty Hawk Battle Group. Ashore, he served as Director of the Joint Staff and held budget and policy positions on the National Security Council and several major Navy staffs.

Admiral Blair is active as a director and advisor to many organizations globally. He is an advisor to NBR’s Pacific Energy Summit and has served as Summit Co-Chair since 2011. He also serves as Co-Chair of the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property, which released the findings of its work in a major report in May 2013. He is a Distinguished Senior Fellow (Non-Resident) at Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA and a member of the Energy Security Leadership Council of Securing America’s Future Energy, the Aspen Homeland Security Council, and on the Board of Trustees of Freedom House.

From 2003 to 2006, Admiral Blair was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for Defense Analyses, a federally funded research and development center based in Alexandria, Virginia, that supports the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Intelligence Community.

A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Admiral Blair earned a master’s degree in history and languages from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and was a White House Fellow at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. He has been awarded four Defense Distinguished Service medals and three National Intelligence Distinguished Service medals, and has received decorations from the governments of Japan, Thailand, Korea, Australia, the Philippines, and Taiwan.

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Military Engagement: Influencing Armed Forces Worldwide to Support Democratic Transitions

Military Engagement: Influencing Armed Forces Worldwide to Support Democratic Transitions

U.S.-China Relations: An Affirmative Agenda, a Responsible Course: Independent Task Force Report No. 59

U.S.-China Relations: An Affirmative Agenda, a Responsible Course: Independent Task Force Report No. 59

Indonesia Commission: Peace And Progress In Papua

Indonesia Commission: Peace And Progress In Papua

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Admiral Dennis C. Blair Biography

Admiral Dennis C. Blair is the Knott Professor of the Practice at the University of North Carolina. He previously served as Director of National Intelligence from January 2009 to May 2010. He led sixteen national intelligence agencies, administering a budget of $50 billion and providing integrated intelligence support to the president, Congress, and operations in the field. Prior to this appointment, he held the John M. Shalikashvili Chair in National Security Studies with the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) and served as Deputy Director of the Project for National Security Reform.

Before retiring from the Navy in 2002, Admiral Blair served as Commander in Chief of U.S. Pacific Command, the largest of the combatant commands. During his 34-year Navy career, he served on guided missile destroyers in both the Atlantic and Pacific fleets and commanded the Kitty Hawk Battle Group. Ashore, he served as Director of the Joint Staff and held budget and policy positions on the National Security Council and several major Navy staffs.

Admiral Blair is active as a director and advisor to many organizations globally. He is an advisor to NBR’s Pacific Energy Summit and has served as Summit Co-Chair since 2011. He also serves as Co-Chair of the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property, which released the findings of its work in a major report in May 2013. He is a Distinguished Senior Fellow (Non-Resident) at Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA and a member of the Energy Security Leadership Council of Securing America’s Future Energy, the Aspen Homeland Security Council, and on the Board of Trustees of Freedom House.

From 2003 to 2006, Admiral Blair was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for Defense Analyses, a federally funded research and development center based in Alexandria, Virginia, that supports the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Intelligence Community.

A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Admiral Blair earned a master’s degree in history and languages from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and was a White House Fellow at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. He has been awarded four Defense Distinguished Service medals and three National Intelligence Distinguished Service medals, and has received decorations from the governments of Japan, Thailand, Korea, Australia, the Philippines, and Taiwan.

Admiral Dennis C. Blair Videos

  • Admiral Dennis C. Blair on "The Future of the U.S. as a Pacific Power"
  • Adm Dennis Blair: India, Japan & US should maintain military ...
    Feb 7, 2017 ... Admiral Dennis C. Blair: “India, Japan and United States should maintain the military balance to negate China for peace and...
  • Confronting Terrorism Here and Abroad | Admiral Dennis C. Blair ...
    Nov 13, 2013 ... Recorded on April 13, 2007. Conference title: Confronting Terrorism Here and Abroad: Which Way Forward? (Law, Ethics and National...

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  • How much does it cost to book Admiral Dennis C. Blair?

    Booking fees for Admiral Dennis C. Blair, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Admiral Dennis C. Blair, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Admiral Dennis C. Blair?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Admiral Dennis C. Blair for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Admiral Dennis C. Blair for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Admiral Dennis C. Blair or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Admiral Dennis C. Blair or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Admiral Dennis C. Blair is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Admiral Dennis C. Blair for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Admiral Dennis C. Blair generally travels from Chapel Hill, NC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dr. Erroll G. Southers, Craig Fugate, Rob Waldo Waldman, Suzanne Kianpour and Dick Couch. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Admiral Dennis C. Blair for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Admiral Dennis C. Blair Speaker Videos

  • Admiral Dennis C. Blair on "The Future of the U.S. as a Pacific Power"
    Adm Dennis Blair: India, Japan & US should maintain military ...
    Feb 7, 2017 ... Admiral Dennis C. Blair: “India, Japan and United States should maintain the military balance to negate China for peace and security in Indian ...
  • Confronting Terrorism Here and Abroad | Admiral Dennis C. Blair ...
    Nov 13, 2013 ... Recorded on April 13, 2007. Conference title: Confronting Terrorism Here and Abroad: Which Way Forward? (Law, Ethics and National Security ...
    Admiral Chris Barrie and Admiral Dennis Blair in conversation ...
    Aug 9, 2012 ... Admiral Chris Barrie (retired) in conversation with Admiral Dennis Blair. The two discuss international diplomacy, the rise of China and the role ...

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