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Imre PORKOLÁB PhD, Colonel


Associate Research Fellow

Research field

Defense Innovation, Irregular Warfare, Unconventional Leadership, Organizational Development

Our associate research fellow holds an MA degree from the Corvinus University (international relations) and the Zrínyi Miklós National Defense University (leadership) as well as an MS degree from the US Naval postgraduate School (defense analysis). He has received a PhD degree in 2010. He has also attended the Harvard University (international security policy) and Stanford University (corporate innovation) in the United States. He is a published author, his leadership book, Serve To Lead was published in 2016. At present he works as Supreme Allied Commander Transformation's representative to the Pentagon. His duties include liasing with the US Joint Staff, DoD leadership, as well as with the think tanks in the DC area. His special focus is on the Third Offset strategy, aligning its efforts with NATO innovation.