Dan Little

Research Institute for European and American Studies

Dan Little

Research Institute for European and American Studies

Biography

Dan Little is an academic and businessman whose affiliation with Serious Games dates to its earliest years. His last two military assignments include Head of NATO Planning, Warrior Preparation Center in Europe and the Strategic Experiential Education Group, U.S. Army War College. He has served as a panel member for the Serious Games Initiative at the Wilson Center and led executive sessions on gaming at the Wharton Aerospace Conference. As a Program Manager in the Pentagon, he developed the curricula and served as Lead Instructor for the military and civilian simulation career fields. Dan’s academic field work was to lead development of a counter-smuggling network that fostered law and customs enforcement cooperation against Organized Crime Groups and terror networks. Agencies include but were not limited to: The UN Security Council – Counter-Terrorism Directorate, the UN 1540 Committee, the UN Office of Drugs and Crime, INTERPOL, OSCE and Ministries of Interior worldwide. He facilitated a 20-nation law and customs enforcement cooperation agreement linking Southeastern European agencies with those in Central Asia. Currently he serves on the board at the Research Institute for European and American Studies in Athens and is affiliated with Maastricht University and United Nations University in the Netherlands. Locally, he is a Business Development, Capture and Proposal Manager at ThunderCat Technology. His education includes an Executive MBA from Northwestern University and is a member of Saint Catherine’s College at Cambridge.