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    Senior Thinker & Raconteur
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  Jeffrey Baxter has had a long and successful career in the music and entertainment field as a founding member of the group Steely Dan, a member of the Doobie Brothers and as a record producer for such artists as Carl Wilson of the Beach Boys and The Stray Cats. He has been a studio musician for 35 years, recording with such artists as Donna Summer, Dolly Parton, Ringo Starr and Rod Stewart and has composed music for movies and television including the original theme for “Beverly Hill 90210”, music for “King of the Hill” and scoring for movies like “Bull Durham” and “Roxanne.” Although still actively involved as a guitarist, composer, producer and engineer, Mr. Baxter currently serves as an advisor to MDA, (Missile Defense Agency), Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, (Ranking Member, House Oversight & Investigation Committee, House International Relations Committee) as well as advising other members of Congress, the military and industry in areas of national security, intelligence and technology. He is a consultant to NGA, (National Geo-Spatial Intelligence Agency), an advisor to the Law Enforcement Working Group, a Specialist Reserve Officer for the Anti-Terrorist Division of the Los Angels Police Department and a member of the Terrorist Early Warning Group, (TEW), Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept. He consults as well to the NASIC, (National Air & Space Intelligence Center) for Mr. Don Kerr , Director/NRO, (National Reconnaissance Office), and Mr. Charlie Allen, Director for Intelligence & Analysis for DHS, (Department of Homeland Security.) He is a Forensic Audio Specialist and has worked on a number of Federal and local criminal cases. He is a consultant at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and a member of their Technical Review Committee, as well as holding current consulting agreements with SAIC, General Atomics, General Dynamics Information Technologies, Boeing and Photon Research. He is also a Senior Fellow and member of the Board of Regents at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies and was a member of the ’05 Blue Ribbon Panel for the DNI to study and make recommendations on how to move information and intelligence to domestic law enforcement and first responders.