Geopolitical Risk Consultant and Simulation Designer @ Independent - in private practice
Born in Baku, Azerbaijan, Milena Rodban was raised with a keen appreciation for the political, economic, social, and cultural forces that shape the world around us. She has nearly a decade of experience in advising companies on how to understand the geopolitical forces that shape their operating environments, and creating ways to integrate actionable insight into their strategic planning, market entry, and crisis management processes, through customized interactive, in-person simulations. Her past clients span a wide spectrum, from two person startups to Fortune 100 companies, in sectors including mining, gemstones, finance, media, logistics, and, of course, tech. Milena is currently finishing her first book, titled Geopolitical Flux, in which she redefines the concept of geopolitical risk and details her simulation modeling methodology. She has a Masters degree in Security Studies from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.